Public Lecture for Young Nigerians - "Making a Difference in Crisis: An Inspiration for young Africans"
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Venue: The Incubator, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Evening session: 2nd December 2011
"An Evening with the 2011 Nobel Prize Winner: Leymah Gbowee"
Theme: "The journey to Nobel" (Q & A, Award Winning Documentary, Book Signing)
Venue: The wheatbaker Hotel, 4 Onitolo Street, Ikoyi Lagos.
Guests: (Strictly by Invitation only): Expected guests: Government Officials, Private sector, Diplomats, Leaders in Civil Society and the Media.
- Her Excellency, Erelu Bisi Fayemi: The First lady of Ekiti State
- Her Excellency, Toyin Saraki: Former First lady of Kwara State
- Senator Daisy Danjuma
- Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, Executive Director TY Danjuma Foundation (Co-Founder, WISPEN Africa)
NEPAD, Nigeria Economic Summit Group, Procter & Gamble
Fashion show by Tiffany Amber
ABOUT LEYMAH GBOWEE
Leymah Roberta Gbowee born Feb. 1, 1972 is a Liberian peace activist responsible for leading a women's peace movement that brought an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. This led to the election of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Liberia, the first African nation with a female president.
She, along with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman, were awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work.
Leymah Roberta Gbowee is the Executive Director of the Women, Peace and Security Network - Africa (WIPSEN-Africa). She was formerly the Coordinator for Women in Peacebuilding Network/ West African Network for Peacebuilding (WIPNET/WANEP) and has served as the Commissioner-designate for the Liberia Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Leymah has developed and facilitated workshops on Trauma Counseling, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding and demonstrates a lifelong commitment to social justice and sustainable development for community transformation.
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