Ms. Abratha P. Doe, an ALC Alumnae of the 2008-2009 African Leadership Centre’s Peace and Security Fellowship Programme for African Women, was recently appointed by the President of Liberia, George Weah, and confirmed by the Liberian Senate as the country’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the United States.
Previously, Ms. Doe served as the Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia from February to December 2018 and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the same Ministry from November 2014 to December 2017.
In her present role as Deputy Chief of Mission, Ms. Doe will deputise and advise the Ambassador as well as head the Chancery’s administration portfolio. Ms. Doe will also supervise the heads of the various sections of the mission, namely the Political, Economic, Cultural, Consular and Public affairs.
Ms. Doe has a diversified experience on women, peace and security issues both in academia, policy and practice. Prior to joining the Liberian Foreign Service, she started her early career as a gender, women and children advocate and later, after undergoing the 2008-2009 ALC Fellowship, she became a policy maker and practitioner.
The African Leadership Centre warmly congratulates Abratha for this appointment and is proud to be associated with her. We wish her the very best of success in this new role.