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Zainab Salbi



Zainab Salbi is an Iraqi women’s rights activist, social entrepreneur, writer, public speaker, and media personality. She founded Women for Women International, which is dedicated to helping women in war-torn regions rebuild their lives and communities, and has produced and hosted documentary-style series for PBS, Yahoo News, and HuffPost.

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Zainab Salbi: Women, Wartime and the Dream of Peace

In war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat. AT TEDGlobal 2010, Zainab Salbi tells powerful "backline" stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.

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If You Knew Me You Would Care

If You Knew Me You Would Care represents a journey taken to find women who have survived wars, violence, and poverty in order to collect their stories. The stories go beyond tears and victimhood and reveal joy, love, and forgiveness.

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How People Find Hope in the Midst of War | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

In the video above, Zainab explains how communities learn to operate in such chaotic conditions and even find, in their own way, forms of resistance.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageEverything can be taken from you in a second, but the human spirit is so strong. War can teach you so much about evil, and so much about good.

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Zainab Salbi on How to Give Fully Without Sacrificing Yourself | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN

For decades, Zainab Salbi has connected and inspired women who persist in war-torn regions around the world. She has acted as a powerful voice for reaching and uniting women through a shared perspective.

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Freedom Is an Inside Job: Owning Our Darkness and Our Light to Heal Ourselves and the World

How can we transform our collective fear and the deep divisions between us into meaningful change? In Freedom Is an Inside Job, bestselling author, humanitarian, and TV personality Zainab Salbi shares that to transform our outer world, we must turn towards our inner world.

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Redefined - Jean Oelwang

Jean Oelwang, president and CEO of Virgin Unite, spent fifteen years interviewing sixty-five prominent pairs, including Ben and Jerry, Leah and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Rosalynn and President Jimmy Carter.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe single thing all women need in the world is inspiration, and inspiration comes from storytelling.

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Reverend: White Supremacy Sometimes “Masquerades as Faith” in Christian Churches

Rev. Jacqueline Lewis, senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan, is on a mission to eradicate racism—especially within the church she loves. Though Rev. Lewis’s own congregation is a model of diversity, Rev.

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Redefined - Amy McGrath

Pioneering Marine fighter pilot and two-time congressional candidate Amy McGrath reveals how she deals with sexism, the personal responsibilities she bears as a retired member of the Armed Forces, and carrying values of sacrifice and service throughout her life, even when faith and duty collide.

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