GBOWEE BIOGRAPHY

LEYMAH ROBERTA GBOWEE

Meet Our Founder & President

Leymah Gbowee is the founder and current President of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa and the Executive Director of the Women, Peace, and Security Program at the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York. Ms. Gbowee was the founding head of the Liberia Reconciliation Initiative, and the co-founder and former Executive Director of Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-A). She is also a Founding Member and former Liberian Coordinator of Women in Peacebuilding Network/West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WIPNET/WANEP).