Leymah Roberta Gbowee
(born 1 February 1972) is a Liberian peace activist
. In 2011 she won the Nobel Peace Prize
with Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
and Tawakel Karman
. This made Gbowee the second African
woman to win the prize. Her book Might Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
was published in 2011.
Gbowee has six children.