Patrice Juah


Guest Contributor
Diplomatic Courier

Patrice Juah is an international affairs and communications professional working globally to advance girls' education, social-emotional learning, youth development, and women's leadership. Rooted in her African culture and values, yet profoundly a citizen of the world, her worldview and passion for contributing in any small way to improve the quality of humanity derive from her experience as a young child in a war-torn nation. A published author, award-winning poet, and educator, she is the founder of the Martha Juah Educational Foundation. She champions girls' education, leadership, and digital and information literacy through the Sexy Like A Book initiative. Patrice is an Executive Committee Member of Karanga: The Global Alliance for Social-Emotional Learning and Life Skills. In addition, she is a Visiting Professor of Global Civil Rights at the Council on International Educational Exchange Madrid Open Campus, and an Adjunct Professor at IE University in Madrid, Spain. She is a Deutsche Welle Global Media Fellow, Salzburg Global Fellow, former Miss Liberia, and a Mandela Washington Fellow for President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the IE School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid, Spain. A perpetual knowledge seeker, she is fascinated with languages and enjoys fostering global collaborations. Patrice sits on the board of the Liberia Literary Society.