Samia Suluhu Hassan, the first female president of Tanzania

From community development officer to president

Elected vice president in 2015, president in 2021

Pledged to continue predecessor's policies, address criticism

Focused on improving economy, education, healthcare, easing restriction

Pursuing more pragmatic foreign policy, strengthening ties with traditional partner

Facing challenges of poverty, corruption, inequality, climate change

Still in early days, but making a significant impact as role model, pragmatist

Famous for being first female president, pragmatic approach to government

Inspiration to women and girls around the world