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Leymah Gbowee

Liberian Peace Activist, Social Worker & Women's Rights Advocate; 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate

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Leymah Gbowee Biography

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Roberta Gbowee is a Liberian Peace Activist, Trained Social Worker and Women’s Rights Advocate. She is the Founder and current President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA). She also currently serves as the Executive Director of the Women, Peace and Security Program at Columbia University’s Earth Institute in New York, USA. She is the Co-Founder and former Executive Director of the Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-A) and a Founding Member and former Liberia Coordinator of Women in Peacebuilding Network (WIPNET).

Madam Gbowee currently serves as a Member of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocate and alumina for the United Nations (UN) and UN High Level Advisory Board on Mediation. She is a Member of the World Refugee Council (WRC), African Women Leaders Network for Reproductive Health and Family Planning, International Honorary Committee of the Global Biosphere Institute, Aurora Prize Selection Committee and the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Jury.

She was appointed by Canadian Prime Minister to serve as a member of the Gender Equality Advisory Council of the G7. She was recently appointed a member of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity, Abu Dhabi and a trustee of Carnegie Cooperation New York respectively. Madam Gbowee serves on various other boards across the world.

She holds a M.A. in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA), and a Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa from Rhodes University in South Africa, Dartmouth College USA, Polytechnic University Mozambique and University of Alberta in Canada. After receiving the Barnard College Medal of Distinction, she was named as a Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice and a Visiting Transnational Fellow at the Center for Research and Leadership Studies at Barnard College for the 2013/2014 Academic Year. From 2014 – 2016, She was appointed Distinguished Activist in Residence Union Theological Seminary.

She is married to Mr. Jay Kesselee Fatormah and is the proud mother of Eight (8) wonderful children. Madam Gbowee is a Christian and proudly calls herself a “Daughter of Glorious Jesus”.

Speaking Topics
    • Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace: How sisterhood, prayer and sex changed a nation at war
    • Crossing borders to find common ground
    • Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?
    • Interfaith dialogue and community building
    • Promoting peace, conflict resolution and development in Africa

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Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

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Liberian Peace Activist, Social Worker & Women's Rights Advocate; 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate

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Leymah Gbowee Biography

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Roberta Gbowee is a Liberian Peace Activist, Trained Social Worker and Women’s Rights Advocate. She is the Founder and current President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA). She also currently serves as the Executive Director of the Women, Peace and Security Program at Columbia University’s Earth Institute in New York, USA. She is the Co-Founder and former Executive Director of the Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-A) and a Founding Member and former Liberia Coordinator of Women in Peacebuilding Network (WIPNET).

Madam Gbowee currently serves as a Member of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocate and alumina for the United Nations (UN) and UN High Level Advisory Board on Mediation. She is a Member of the World Refugee Council (WRC), African Women Leaders Network for Reproductive Health and Family Planning, International Honorary Committee of the Global Biosphere Institute, Aurora Prize Selection Committee and the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Jury.

She was appointed by Canadian Prime Minister to serve as a member of the Gender Equality Advisory Council of the G7. She was recently appointed a member of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity, Abu Dhabi and a trustee of Carnegie Cooperation New York respectively. Madam Gbowee serves on various other boards across the world.

She holds a M.A. in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA), and a Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa from Rhodes University in South Africa, Dartmouth College USA, Polytechnic University Mozambique and University of Alberta in Canada. After receiving the Barnard College Medal of Distinction, she was named as a Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice and a Visiting Transnational Fellow at the Center for Research and Leadership Studies at Barnard College for the 2013/2014 Academic Year. From 2014 – 2016, She was appointed Distinguished Activist in Residence Union Theological Seminary.

She is married to Mr. Jay Kesselee Fatormah and is the proud mother of Eight (8) wonderful children. Madam Gbowee is a Christian and proudly calls herself a “Daughter of Glorious Jesus”.

Leymah Gbowee Speaking Topics

    • Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace: How sisterhood, prayer and sex changed a nation at war
    • Crossing borders to find common ground
    • Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?
    • Interfaith dialogue and community building
    • Promoting peace, conflict resolution and development in Africa

Leymah Gbowee Videos

  • A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee | April 8, 2022
    On April 8, we welcomed 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee to Brooklyn College to discuss her life and activism around gender, law,...
  • Leymah Gbowee - World Government Summit 2019
    Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, stresses on the importance of women in rebuilding nations and the need to ensure equality across society....
  • Leymah Gbowee on how to launch a revolution
    Liberian activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee spearheaded a women’s uprising that toppled a bloodstained dictator from power. In...

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  • How to book Leymah Gbowee?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Leymah Gbowee for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Leymah Gbowee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Leymah Gbowee or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Leymah Gbowee?

    Booking fees for Leymah Gbowee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Leymah Gbowee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Leymah Gbowee?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Leymah Gbowee for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Leymah Gbowee for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Leymah Gbowee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Leymah Gbowee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Leymah Gbowee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as. The estimated speaking fee range to book Leymah Gbowee for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Leymah Gbowee generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jacqueline Novogratz, Erin Brockovich, Paul Polman, Patricia Arquette and Vandana Shiva. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Leymah Gbowee for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Leymah Gbowee Speaking Topics

    • Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace: How sisterhood, prayer and sex changed a nation at war
    • Crossing borders to find common ground
    • Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?
    • Interfaith dialogue and community building
    • Promoting peace, conflict resolution and development in Africa

Leymah Gbowee Speaker Videos

  • A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee | April 8, 2022
    On April 8, we welcomed 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee to Brooklyn College to discuss her life and activism around gender, law, transitional justice, reconstruction, and human rights...
    Leymah Gbowee - World Government Summit 2019
    Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, stresses on the importance of women in rebuilding nations and the need to ensure equality across society. #WorldGovSummit
  • Leymah Gbowee on how to launch a revolution
    Liberian activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee spearheaded a women’s uprising that toppled a bloodstained dictator from power. In today’s global climate of conflict and crisis,...
    Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls
    http://www.ted.com Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell -- of her own life's transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we...

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