Author: Codey Young

Art, Activism & The Pursuit of Justice

Check out an interview with one of Peace is Loud’s newest speakers, the social activist, writer, filmmaker, and Bahamian attorney, Marion Bethel.

Posted in Blog, Marion Bethel

The Unstoppable Afghan Girls Robotics Team

Afghan Girls Robotics Team

Code-to-Inspire Founder and Peace is Loud speaker Fereshteh Forough weighs in on the Afghan Girls’ Robotics team.

Posted in Blog, Fereshteh Forough

CSW61: Tech and Women’s Empowerment in the Changing World of Work

CSW61

Last week marked the conclusion of the sixty-first session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Posted in Blog, Fereshteh Forough

Mother of the Movement, Lucy McBath: This is the Year of the Woman

lucy mcbath women's march

I recently spoke with gun control reform advocate, Lucy McBath, following her appearance onstage at the Women’s March on Washington.

Posted in Blog, Lucy McBath

A Year in Focus: The Power of Peacebuilding in 2016

Power of Peacebuilding 2016

For some across the globe, 2016 was marked by tragic conflict, from Syria to Standing Rock and beyond. More than ever before, there is an increased demand for peace.

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Sakena Yacoobi Awarded Sunhak Peace Prize

This past November, Peace is Loud speaker and Afghan Institute of Learning President Sakena Yacoobi was awarded the 2nd annual Sunhak Peace Prize, a prestigious international award, for “presenting the fundamental solution of refugee resettlement through education.”

Posted in Blog, Sakena Yacoobi

Make Economies Work for Women

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda

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.

Posted in Blog, Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda

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