Jody Williams

JODY WILLIAMS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 1997 Born and raised in Vermont, Jody Williams graduated from the University of Vermont in 1972. She received her Master’s in Teaching Spanish and English as a Second Language from the School for International Training from the Experiment in International Living (now World Learning) in Brattleboro, Vermont, in 1976. In […]

Leymah Gbowee

LEYMAH GBOWEE 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights advocate. She is Founder and current President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa. She also founded the Liberia Reconciliation Initiative and Co-Founder and former Executive Director of Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-A). She is also […]

Jennifer Teege

JENNIFER TEEGE Jennifer Teege was born in 1970 to a German mother and a Nigerian father. Placed in a children’s home at four weeks old, she was adopted by a German family when she was 7. In her twenties, she lived and studied in Israel, before returning to Germany and beginning a career in advertising. […]