Preparations are underway for the International Forum on African Leadership (IFAL) which is set to hold in New York on the 25th of September, 2018 under the theme: “Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in Africa – Our Home-grown Solutions”.
In light of this, the International Advisory Board of African Leadership Magazine has nominated Hon. Celia Cuffy Brown, Acting Managing Director, National Port Authority, Monrovia, Liberia as an honoree of the AFRICAN FEMALE BUSINESS LEADER AWARD.
The Acting NPA Boss is also to be conferred with the AFRICAN LEADERSHIP MEDAL OF HONOR IN BUSINESS for her outstanding posturing as one of Africa’s most impactful female leaders, with an impeccable track record and consistency in championing ethical business practices, thereby equipping a new generation of emerging African leaders.
This award recognizes exceptional leadership and managerial skill in a female business leader; who in spite of stiff competition in a male-dominated world, has shown resilience, courage and sagacity in building a worthy brand.
“Her leadership at National Port Authority, Liberia has brought about notable gain in areas of blocking leakages and financial recovery to the organization which is the gateway to the Liberian economy.” Says an official Invite from the International Advisory Board of African Leadership Magazine.
The board also recognizes Madam Brown’s exceptional leadership, impact on the lives of both the internal and external communities and her unalloyed commitment in advancing the entrepreneurial passion at Liberia’s Sea Port.
The Group says Hon. Celia Brown’s contribution in terms of strategic thinking has also added value to the socio-economic growth and development of Liberia.
To this, They have applaud the President of Liberia, George Weah and his informed decision to appoint Hon. Celia Brown, as this is a great step towards recovering the great nation’s economy.
International Forum on African Leadership is a one-day strategic high-level summit that is designed to build consensus on responses towards pressing regional and international challenges guided by a shared vision, principles, aspirations, and an innovative values-based approach.
The summit is convened as part of African Leadership magazine’s mandate of evolving solutions to some of Africa’s peculiar challenges. Thus, key takeaways from this summit will help towards improving African economies, education, security, leadership at all levels of society, youth productivity, and women empowerment as well as address community development needs.
Meanwhile, Madam Brown is a recipient of several other professional awards such as: the Hyundai Motors USA, Council of Sales Leaders #Top Honor “Platinum Level”, (the highest), Honda Motors and Finance Corporation, USA Council of Sales Leaders, Gold Level Award and made the Top 25 Consultants, list for Honda Washington DC (Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington DC);