SPEAK Peace represents women peacebuilders who are breaking new ground in the fight for peace and justice. From Nobel Peace Prize winners, to international attorneys, physicians and educators, our speakers inspire communities and audiences with stories of struggle, resilience and courage.

Browse our roster and request a peace leader to speak at your next event.
Speakers
Kori Cioca
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran; Survivor; Advocate
Law & Justice / Security / Women's Rights
Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
Co-founder, International Civil Society Action Network; Gender and Security Expert
Conflict Resolution / Law & Justice / Security / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Leymah Gbowee
2011 Nobel Peace Laureate; Liberian peace activist
Conflict Resolution / Economic Opportunity / Education / Faith / Reproductive Health / Security / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Madeleine Rees
Madeleine Rees is Secretary General of the oldest women's peace organization, WILPF, and courageously exposed human rights abuses related to the sex trade in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Conflict Resolution / Economic Opportunity / Law & Justice / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Clemantine Wamariya
Rwandan genocide survivor; Human rights advocate
Conflict Resolution / Education / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Sakena Yacoobi
Founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning; Skoll Entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow
Economic Opportunity / Education / Faith / Reproductive Health / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Almudena Bernabeu
International Attorney; Transitional Justice Program Director, Center for Justice and Accountability
Conflict Resolution / Law & Justice / Security / Women's Rights
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda
Zimbabwean Human Rights Lawyer; World YWCA General Secretary; Advocate for transformative leadership and social justice
Economic Opportunity / Law & Justice / Reproductive Health / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Dawn Engle
Peace educator; Executive Director of PeaceJam; Founder of One Billion Acts of Peace campaign
Conflict Resolution / Education / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Sameena Nazir
Founder and Executive Director of Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA); Pakistani peace activist and human rights defender
Law & Justice / Muslim Youth / Rural Communities / Security / Women and Girls Leadership / Women's Rights
Karima Bennoune
Professor of International Law; Author, “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism.”
Conflict Resolution / Faith / Law & Justice / Muslim Youth / Security / Women's Rights
Stay tuned for additional speakers, to be announced in 2014!