Leymah Roberta Gbowee
Leymah Roberta Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist responsible for leading a women's peace movement that helped bring an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. Her efforts to end the war, along with her collaborator Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, helped usher in a period of peace and enabled a free election in 2005 that Sirleaf won. This made Liberia the first African nation to have a female president. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Leymah Roberta Gbowee has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Interview as a Co-Founder and Executive Director for the Women Peace and Security Network - Africa. Most common tag: Gender Issues.