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Tawakkul Karman

Egypt: From One Nobel Laureate to Another

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 10.04.2013 | World
José Ramos-Horta

If the position of Nobel Peace Prize laureate adds authority and force to one's words, it is better used to encourage calm, dialogue and peaceful resolution than to further polarize.

Nobel Prize Winner Who Opposed Coup Denied Entry Into Egypt

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Officials say that Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman has been denied entry into Egypt after she landed at Cairo airport. Ka...

Eating Sushi in Yemen

Stephenie Foster | Posted 03.31.2012 | World
Stephenie Foster

Yemen is not like other countries who have been part of the Arab Spring -- it is has very few resources, very little oil, very low levels of literacy and education.

How Many Women Does it Take to Win a Nobel Peace Prize?

Gauri van Gulik | Posted 02.11.2012 | Women
Gauri van Gulik

While just three women will ascend to the podium in Oslo today, the victory will be shared by many, many more -- and couldn't have come at a better time.

Global Events Celebrate Success Of Women Nobel Prize Laureates

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.12.2011 | Women

This Nobel Peace Prize weekend, Oslo's Grand Hotel is filled to the gills with international guests, including an especially robust crowd from Liberia...

Will the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Ever Choose an African Woman?

Atim Oton | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

This week, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation selected yet another male African leader for its Ibrahim Prize. I was rooting for them to have some radical imagination and give the prize to the women of Rwanda; and I was disappointed.

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 12.09.2011 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

The words described how Jobs lived his life. He didn't live to fit into the system. He lived to create what he thought was possible.

Reflections On Tawakul Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Sahar Taman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Sahar Taman

Tawakul is the idealist extraordinaire. She talks the talk and walks the walk and screams at the top of her lungs for justice.

Profile: Tawakkul Karman, Mother Of Yemen's Revolution

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — She is known among Yemenis as "the iron woman" and the "mother of the revolution." A conservative woman fighting for change in a ...