Apr 22, 2013
Tuesday To-Do: Leymah Gbowee
Liberian social worker and activist Leymah Gbowee has dedicated her life to pursuing peace and advancing women's rights in a nation that was torn apart by a civil war for the better part of 15 years.
Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee to speak at Etown
Leymah Gbowee is a 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, earning what is perhaps considered the most prestigious award on Earth for her work during the Liberian civil war.
CIEE Hosts Maine High School Students for Candid Conversation with...
Liberian activist and women's rights advocate Leymah Gbowee will speak with Maine high school students during a special event at the Portland, Maine, headquarters of CIEE, the world leader in international education and exchange.
Nobel Peace Prize winner, African activist to speak at University of Maine School of Law
An activist and women's rights advocate who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end civil war in Liberia will deliver the University of Maine School of Law's second annual Justice for Women Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St.
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"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" film shown on Feb. 20 in Belfast
"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" is an award winning documentary capturing the story of women in Liberia who organized a successful peace movement in the midst of a civil war against warlords and the corrupt Charles Taylor regime.