Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate & Liberian Peace Activist

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Travels From: Liberia

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    Leymah Gbowee

    2011 Nobel Peace Laureate & Liberian Peace Activist

    Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

    Travels From: Liberia

    Leymah Gbowee is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    2011 Nobel Peace Laureate and peace activist. Speaker Leymah Gbowee is an avid advocate for peace, human rights, and security. Organizations book Leymah Gbowee to learn how to promote conflict resolution, peace, and unlock women’s potentials.

    Leymah Gbowee Speaker Biography

    Keynote speaker Leymah Gbowee ’s popularity is mainly due to the fact that she was the 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate. Leymah is an avid advocate for peace, women’s rights, as well as being a trained social worker.

    She is Columbia University’s Executive Director of the Women, Peace, and Security Program. Leymah also founded the Liberia Reconciliation Initiative, Women in Peacebuilding Network/West Africa Network for Peacebuilding, and the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa. She also co-founded Women Peace and Security Network Africa.

    Human rights speaker Leymah Gbowee thoroughly enjoys international travels with the purpose of spreading her word in favor of peace, human rights, and security.

    Gbowee wrote a memoir titled Mighty Be Our Powers. The memoir talks about the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. This is a movement that brought Muslim and Christian women together, contributing to the end of 2003’s civil war in Liberia. The documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell also covers this event.

    Among her qualifications are a Doctor of Laws honoris causa, as well as an M.A. in Conflict Transformation. Leymah Gbowee is an expert in providing advice to many organizations that deal with women’s rights, peace, sustainable development, and youth.

    In 2016, the Millennium Excellence Foundation awarded Leymah with the Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize for Peace. The United Nations has appointed Ms. Gbowee to the position of Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. Furthermore, she is one of the World Refugee Council’s members.

    In 2017, Leymah became a member of the United Nations High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. The following year, she was elected Secretariat of the Gender Equality Advisory Council for the Canadian G7 Presidency. In 2019, Leymah Gbowee received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.

    Leymah Gbowee Keynote Topics

    How sisterhood, prayer and sex changed a nation at war

    Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?

    Promoting peace, conflict resolution and development in Africa

    Leymah Gbowee Speaking Videos

    Leymah Gbowee - Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls
    Leymah Gbowee on how to launch a revolution