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Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program graduates 13 from Kenya and East Africa

Ruth Nalyanya works at a university in Kenya where ethnic conflicts regularly spilled over into campus life. She decided to address this negative pattern by conducting training sessions about acceptance and diversity. Then she started a Peace Club, followed by a Peace Choir and a Peace Band, and she brought in a variety of speakers. Her work eventually prompted the university to change the byla ...More

EMU Trainees Nominated for Nobel Prize

A Nepalese Buddhist who has received trauma training at Eastern Mennonite University was among 1,000 women nominated to win as a group the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize. Stella Tamang Stella Tamang of Nepal completed a five-day workshop ...More