U.S. Institute of Peace - USIP’s Women Building Peace Award honors the inspiring work of women peacebuilders whose courage, leadership, and commitment to peace stand out as beacons of strength and hope.
The award honors a woman peacebuilder whose substantial and practical contribution to peace is an inspiration and guiding light for future women peacebuilders.
Criteria for selecting the awardee:
a) Commitment to Peace;
b) Exceptional Leadership;
c) Outstanding Practitioner;
d) Substantial Impact.
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This award aims to celebrate the often overlooked yet essential role that women play in peacebuilding.
USIP strongly encourages nominations of individual women who have not been previously recognized for their work in peacebuilding.
Eligibility Requirements - the nominee must:
1) be a woman of at least 18 years of age;
2) be a non-U.S. citizen;
3) be working to build peace in a fragile or conflict-affected country or region.
The award recipient will receive $10,000 to be used at the recipient’s discretion. She will be recognized at a ceremony organized by the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, D.C.
All completed nominations must be received by 2:00pm ET on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.usip.org/women-building-peace