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Podcast: Meet the Leader with H.E. Mary Robinson

Special Edition on the African Leadership Forum 2014

Date: April 30, 2016

Guest: H.E. Mary Robinson

In this interview, H.E. Mary Robinson discusses her family background, what motivated her to become a leader and the challenges and opportunities she encountered along the way.

"Meet the Leader" is a television interview show that delves into the lives of prominent personalities whose lives and careers have had significant public impact and who have distinguished themselves in one or more forms of service. This show provides valuable insights on their experiences, provokes thought and stimulates discussion about some of the most compelling challenges facing the world. It provides real-life stories of how leaders were able to become successful, as well as the challenges and triumphs they encountered along the way. "Meet the Leader" is brought to you by UONGOZI Institute.

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The Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, commonly known as UONGOZI Institute, offers training, discussions and resources on leadership, executive management and strategic thinking to leaders in Africa engaged in sustainable development.

H.E. Mary Robinson

Former President of the Republic of Ireland

President Mary Robinson was elected President of the Republic of Ireland in 1990. She held office from December 3, 1990 to September 12, 1997. Mary Robinson was a principled and transformative leader who continued to fight for equality and women's rights throughout her time in office. She was the first head of state to visit Somalia following the crisis there in 1992, and brought global media attention to the suffering of Rwandans as the first Head of State to visit the country just after the 1994 genocide.

As UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002), Mary Robinson integrated human rights into the United Nations system and became renowned as an outspoken voice dedicated to investigating and exposing human rights abuses across the world.

Podcast: Meet the Leader with H.E. Mary Robinson

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