The granddaughter to the late President Tubman of Liberia, Barkue Tubman, tells her president, "stand firm madam Sirleaf Johnson; clean house if you must and let the Iron Lady roar.
She was exiled from her fatherland in 1980 as a child in primary school without much to her name at the time. Now she is back and better, with a clear vision and passion to reform her society and leave a lasting legacy.
This public relations and marketing executive says working with young people has become one of her central passions.
During the period of political unrest and the bloody, 14-year civil war that rocked Liberia, many Liberians left their country.
As a result of Liberia’s civil unrest Barkue Tubman, the granddaughter of the late and distinguished former President of Liberia, William V.S Tubman Sr, moved to the U.S. in 1980.
When Barkue Tubman decided to return to her birthplace, Liberia, in 2006 to set up her PR and event management firm, she knew it would be challenging. But nothing could have prepared her for the whirlwind decade that followed. After all, Monrovia is no New York.
Barkue Tubman is the Founder & Chair of the Board of Miss Boss Lady Entertainment International Group Inc.
As always, the “Who’s Who in Monrovia” makes sure to be seen conducting business in City Hall, and today was no exception. Barkue Tubman of Miss Boss Lady Entertainment International Group stopped through to give us her opinions on the progress of our capital city.
At the peak of her career in the entertainment industry in America, Barkue Tubman returned home to Liberia. She has gained the reputation of being a go-getter.
Barkue Tubman, CEO of MBL International Group, has challenged young Liberian students to believe in themselves and chose a career that they are passionate about if they want to succeed.