This week we feature a woman who has been considered as one of Liberia’s committed and hardworking women; her performances in the in the governmental settings, in the communities, and in the Church has been noticed by many a reason that gave her this space to be featured as our personality of the week.
Madam Grace Towah Jarsor is a full-fledged and a devoted member of the Trinity Lutheran Parish as well as the Women Department, where she spiritually grown up to becoming a strong, honest, incredibly responsible hard working member of that religious institution, her intelligence, friendly, and always willing to learn also gave her the opportunity for her selection.
Prior to her election as Monrovia District Women Fellowship President she served the Lutheran Church in Liberia and the Trinity Lutheran Parish in many capacities; including Vice President for the women Department, President for the Usher Department, member of the Lay Reader Department, special advisor to the youth and Acolyte departments, Head of Fun Raising Team and Head of Building Committee including other major committees.
Our personality of the week hailed from Potupu District, River Gee County, and a 2020-2021 graduate of the Foreign Service Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Madam Jarsor is a product of the nation’s highest institution of learning, the University of Liberia where she obtained a BA Degree in Sociology in 2018, and also a proud recipient of a Certificate in Peace Building Leadership in 2013 from the Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. A 1996 graduate of the St. Samuel High School, Monrovia, Liberia
Her professional and working experiences are draw from several disciplines including Head Waitress at the Shark Business Center, Airfield, Monrovia, Liberia from 1998-2001, Receptionist/Case Worker Lutheran Church in Liberia Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program 2003-December 2011, 31th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia
Administrative Assistant, Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection UNSCR 1325 Secretariat on Gurley Street, Monrovia, Liberia from December 2011- 2014, Administrative Assistant River Gee County Senator, Conmany B. Wesseh, the Liberian Senate Capitol Hill, Monrovia, Liberia, February 2015- January 2021. Due to her professional services at the Liberian Senate, especially in the office of Senator Conmany Wesseh she was promoted as Chief of Staff February 2021 :
For her committed she was named Mother of the Year 2011-2012 at the Trinity Lutheran Church Women Department at the Fanti-Town, Matadi Estate, Monrovia, Liberia. December 2017-2021 she was elected as Vice- Council Chair for the Trinity Lutheran Parish-Lutheran Church in Liberia, Fanti Town, New Matadi Estate, Monrovia, Liberia
January 2000, she was appointed as Training Assistant, Women in Peace-Building Network (WIPNET-Liberia) 7th Street, Sinkor
In September 28, 2006 she received a Certificate of Membership National Coalition of Civil Society organization of Liberia, Camp Johnson Road & MeDonald Street, Monrovia, Liberia, 2003-2009 she served as Organizer/Training Assistant, Christian Women Peace, Initiative. In 1997 Founder/Gender, Potupo Women Association New Matadi Estate, Fanti Town. In October 26, 2014, she received a Certificate of Honor from the Vernacular Choir Department Trinity Lutheran Church-LCL
On May 31, 2015, she also received a Certificate of Honor from the Incredible World Outreach Ministry City of Favor, Sinkor, Fiamah-Weasay Community, In 2012 she served as Segal Ambassador/Trainer at the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa. In 2008- Present , Regional Country Director River Gee Count Association in the Americas, (RIGCAA). Monrovia Chapter, Liberia. In 2017 to Present Financial Secretary, Muenchberg Companion Committee, Lutheran Church in Liberia.
Due to her hard work and professional services to the Church and the nation, our personality of the week was nominated to several responsibilities include:
In May 23-27, 2013
The Christian Women Peace Initiative (CWPI), as their representative to participate in the peace negotiation dialogue between GOL, LURD and MODEL; the meeting was chaired by Gen. Abdu Salim Abubaka in Free-town, Sierra Leone at the BINTUMANI Hotel.
From February 25-March 8, 2008
The Daphne Foundation one of the Women in Peace-building Network (WIPNET) Partners to attended the 52nd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to present the role of the Lutheran Church in Liberia-Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program during the Liberia Women Mass for Peace Campaign at a Panel on February 29, 2008 at the Church Center in New York.
From February 28-March 12, 2010
The Lutheran Church in Liberia-Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program to participate in the 54th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to present report on issues affecting women and children in Liberia document hearings of women’s reports on issues affecting women and children around the world.
In March 23-24, 2011
The WIPSEN-Africa to mobilize women to participate in the “Thousand Women Protest Match “ organized by Women Peace and Security Africa (WIPSEN-AFRICA), West Africa Women Association (WAWA) and the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) in solidarity with the Cote d’ Voire violence in Nigeria, Abuja.
In December 9-11, 2011
The Noble Peace Laureate Leymah Roberta Gbowee to witness the Noble Peae Event in Oslo, Norway in honor of President Ellen Johnson and Leymah R. Gbowee in receiving their awards as Noble Peace Prize as recognition of our struggles and bravery during our Mass Action for Peace Campaign in Liberia and other struggles in solidarity with our neighboring countries.
October 12-November 4, 2016
The D. Jensen Seyenkulo, Bishop, Lutheran Church in Liberia to participate in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria Muechberg Circuit companionship Meeting, held in Muechberg, Germany.
March 23-April 3, 2018
The Mandisa Monakali, Founder and Executive Director for llitha Labantu Association in Cape Town, South Africa as one of the Founder of the Liberian Women Mass Action for Peace to join other women from around the world to participate on the (CSW 62) Commission on the Status of Women to share experiences with women on the role of Liberia Women during the crisis and the peace agreement.
November 10-17, 2018
And was endorsed by D. Jensen Seyenkulo, Bishop, and Lutheran Church in Liberia to participate in the Global Leadership Academy at the Henry Martyn Institute in Hyderabad, India.