Resilience Means Trusting God

Published April 16, 2018


Leading YourselfResilience

Rwandan genocide survivor and peace advocate, Immaculée Ilibagiza, describes a resilience found not just from living through the genocide but from a profound trust in God.

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.

Years at GLS 2017