June 24-25, 2016
Nobel Laureate: Leymah Gbowee
About Leymah: 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner for leading a nonviolent women’s movement to end the civil war in Liberia.
Leymah Gbowee was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for her efforts to end the civil war in Liberia. Gbowee continues her work in peace and conflict resolution as the leader of the Liberia Reconciliation Initiative, President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa, Executive Director of Women, Peace and Security Network Africa, and a member of the Nobel Women’s Initiative. Gbowee has been a member of PeaceJam since 2012.
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