Choose Which Voice to Listen To

Published September 22, 2017


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In this clip, Immaculée Ilibagiza shares her story of hiding during the Rwandan genocide and how such a stressful, fear-filled time can cause people to despair. Immaculée reminds leaders to choose to listen to voices of hope.

About the Speaker(s)
Immaculee Ilibagiza

Immaculee Ilibagiza

Advocate for Peace and Forgiveness; Best-selling Author

Immaculée Ilibagiza is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide that took the lives of nearly one million Tutsi, including her entire family except for one brother. She survived by huddling silently with seven other women in a 3-by-4-foot bathroom for 91 days. Today, Immaculée is regarded as one of the world’s leading speakers on faith, hope and forgiveness. Ilibagiza works for peace through the United Nations and is the author of multiple books, including her best-selling Left to Tell.

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