Make Economies Work for Women

Make Economies Work for Women

Peace is Loud speaker Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda is a Zimbabwean international human rights lawyer and International Board Chair of Action Aid, an international organization working to free the world from poverty and injustice. For over 20 years, she has worked to advance women and children’s human rights, with a special focus on crisis countries and addressing issues of violence against women, peace with justice and reproductive health. 

On technology and cultural change

On technology and cultural change

Peace is Loud speaker Fereshteh Forough – founder and CEO of Code to Inspire – is bringing hope, opportunity and empowerment to women and girls in Afghanistan, changing cultural norms along the way. She shares with Woman ChangeMAKER her efforts to educate female students in her homeland, improving their technical literacy and employment prospects, and breaking down societal barriers. 

Why We Are So Much More Than Our Labels

Why We Are So Much More Than Our Labels

In an inspiring talk at the Virginia Holocaust Museum this past November, Peace is Loud speaker Clemantine Wamariya challenged her audience to think past the labels ascribed to genocide survivors and to refugees, and to examine how words we use to describe ourselves and others can isolate and divide, instead of cultivating compassion and empathy.