Join hundreds of activists, students, musicians, advocates, and genocide & gender experts as we explore the impact of genocide on women, and unite our words with action. By empowering affected communities, achieving meaningful inclusion and justice for victims, and influencing policy reforms, we are striving to bring a sustainable end to genocide in the 21st century.
A native of North Darfur, Sudan, Niemat Ahmadi is Founder and President of Darfur Women Action Group and the former Director of Global Partnerships for United to End Genocide. Ms. Ahmadi previously worked for the Save Darfur Coalition as a member of the coalition’s policy and government relation team. She is a founding member of the Darfuri Leaders Network, a coalition of over twenty U.S.-based Darfuri organizations working to promote peace and security in Darfur. She served as advisor at the seventh round of inter-Sudanese Darfur peace talks in Abuja,... Read More
Professor Kapila is an Indian born and British national. He was a whistle blower during the early stages of the Darfur Genocide. While stationed in Sudan, he was outspoken in his condemnation of the human rights abuses being committed in the western region of Darfur. His activism began after a Darfuri woman came to his office to tell him how she, her daughter and 200 other women in the village of Tawilla had been gang-raped and mostly murdered by government soldiers and paramilitaries. Professor Kapila has extensive experience in the... Read More
Ms. Moix served as serves as as an Atrocities Prevention Fellow with USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation. As part of USAID’s atrocities prevention team, she has helped to develop new tools and resources, advance learning, support country engagements, and improve the agency’s capacities to prevent and respond to mass atrocities. Moix brings experience at the national and international levels working to advance a range of peacebuilding and violent conflict prevention issues to the DWAG community. She has worked with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the American Friends... Read More
An experienced feature film Producer, Emmanuel Itier directed the thriller “Tell me no Lies” (2000) and the horror film “Scarecrow” (2002). He just completed the Peace documentary “The Invocation” narrated by Sharon Stone and with Desmond Tutu, HH The Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra and many other worldwide peace activists. Emmanuel also produced the films “Wildflower” (1999) and “Scarecrow Slayers” (2003) among other pictures. He also acted as a co-producer and financing consultant: “Johnny Mnemonic”, “Another 9 1/2 weeks”, “Shattered Image” (1998), “The Dentist” (1996), and “Progeny” (1999). Emmanuel Itier has... Read More
Elizabeth Blackney is the Media and Communications Director for the Panzi Foundation, a partner organization to the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Blackney has led creative teams on numerous advocacy campaigns, developed reputation management strategies for thought leaders, corporate clients, and advocacy organizations. Her expertise in blending media, advocacy, good governance, and diplomatic accountability, informs every campaign. Elizabeth has written for numerous NGO and advocacy organizations, and speaks to schools, universities, and conferences on building awareness strategies. She frequently writes for the Huntington Post. She develops... Read More
June 20 - 2019
June 19 - 2019+ Read More