Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee Talks @Google

Last Wednesday, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee paid a visit to Google to talk about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War. Two days later, she was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkol Karman. The Googlers provide a quick introduction to her activism before the conversation begins….

via Google Book Blog

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  • curt rice says:

    inspiring woman. and of course completely deserving. but the gender politics of this award is complicated — which doesn’t detract from her, but which does detract from the committee’s handling of the announcement this year.

    “The Nobel Peace Prize’s problem with women”

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