Spotlight on a PeaceJam Nobel Laureate: Betty Williams Q&A
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One of my favorite things about going to PeaceJam conferences (besides meeting all the inspiring youth) is getting to get to know and learning from Nobel Peace Prize winners. At the most recent PeaceJam conference I attended in Cape Town in October, I was lucky enough to meet Nobel laureate Betty Williams, who won the prize in 1976 for her work to end the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Williams’ resilience and message of empowerment was so incredibly inspiring — I think every single person who got to hear her speak walked away with a different outlook on life and a better idea of how to make a difference.
Watch the video below to hear more about Betty Williams’ story and why PeaceJam means so much to her:
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