Leymah Roberta Gbowee

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. 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.

Appearances by Title:December 10, 2011 - Present Nobel Laureate Videos: 1 May 8, 2006 - Present Co-Founder and Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network - Africa Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Women as Peacemakers

    Women as Peacemakers

    Panelists talked about women engaged in peacemaking efforts. Leymah Gbowee spoke about child soldiers in Liberia, her…

  • <em>Mighty Be Our Powers</em>

    Mighty Be Our Powers

    Leymah Roberta Gbowee discussed her memoir at about co-founding the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. The women’s protest movement…

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