Celebrating Peacemakers

We shine a spotlight on trailblazers who have advanced the role of women in creating a more peaceful and secure world.

Spotlight on Awardees

The Trailblazer Award

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is the leader of Belarus’ democratic movement.
Hillary Clinton Award

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda is a Zimbabwean human rights lawyer currently serving as the Africa Union’s Goodwill Ambassador on Ending Child Marriage.
Hillary Clinton Award

Guo Jianmei

Guo Jianmei is a Chinese lawyer and human rights activist.
Hillary Clinton Award

Marina Pisklakova-Parker

Marina Pisklakova-Parker is a Russian women’s rights activist and the founder and chair of the board of ANNA (National Center for the Prevention of Violence)
Hillary Clinton Award

Patricia Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa is a Mexican politician and diplomat who is currently serving as the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Hillary Clinton Award

Palwasha Hassan

Palwasha Hassan is the director of the Afghan Women’s Educational Center and founding member of the Afghan Women’s Network.
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Hillary Clinton Award

Michelle Bachelet

UN human rights chief and former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet is a powerful voices for women's rights.
Marta headshot
Hillary Clinton Award

Virginia Martes Velásquez

Virginia Martes Velásquez defends women's rights in Choloma, Honduras.
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Hillary Clinton Award

Rosa Anaya

Rosa Anaya rehabilitates prison inmates in El Salvador.
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller
The Trailblazer Award

Rose Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller is the highest ranking civilian woman in NATO’s history.

Explore Convenings & Connections

Roundtables and Keynotes Bridging Theory & Practice