Speakers: Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s rights advocate. She is founder and current President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa. She was the founding head of the Liberian Reconciliation Initiative, and was the co-Founder and former Executive Director of Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-A). Leymah is currently the Executive Director of Columbia University's Women, Peace and Security Program.