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Jody Williams

Jody Williams is the Nobel Peace Prize-winning aid worker who was lauded for her work with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. Human rights activist and keynote speaker Jody can offer wisdom on topics such as global security, sustainability and the environment and gender equality. A robust crusader Jody is an inspirational speaker. 

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Jody Williams Biography

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams is a human rights activist and keynote speaker who travels the world expounding her wisdom and lobbying for improvements in human rights and global security. She was honoured only one week after a historic treaty banning landmines was signed by 122 nations.

Jody controlled the ICBL's growth to more than 1,300 organizations in 95 countries and their efforts to eliminate antipersonnel landmines.

She is Chair of the Nobel Women's Initiative which she founded to provide support to women working for peace with justice and equality, and in 2004, she was named by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world.

Jody writes about her journey through articles in the world’s most respected newspapers and magazines and through chapters in numerous books, including This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women; A...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams is a human rights activist and keynote speaker who travels the world expounding her wisdom and lobbying for improvements in human rights and global security. She was honoured only one week after a historic treaty banning landmines was signed by 122 nations.

Jody controlled the ICBL's growth to more than 1,300 organizations in 95 countries and their efforts to eliminate antipersonnel landmines.

She is Chair of the Nobel Women's Initiative which she founded to provide support to women working for peace with justice and equality, and in 2004, she was named by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world.

Jody writes about her journey through articles in the world’s most respected newspapers and magazines and through chapters in numerous books, including This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women; A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer, and Girls Like Us: 40 Extraordinary Women Celebrate Girlhood in Story, Poetry and Song, amongst others.

Jody also co-authored a seminal book on the landmine crisis in 1995, After the Guns Fall Silent: The Enduring Legacy of Landmines, and her next book, Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy and Human Security, discusses the Mine Ban Treaty and its impact.

In 2013 Jody published her memoir, My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jody’s wealth of experience makes her the ideal choice to talk around topics on social change, security and human rights.  

For further information or to book Jody Williams, call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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