Nobel Laureates

Nobel laureates visit UIC to mark anniversary, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 100 (WILPF 100)


March 17, 2015: The Social Justice Initiative at UIC welcomed Nobel Peace laureates Leymah Gbowee and Jody Williams to campus Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), a group whose first president was social reformer Jane Addams. The nonprofit organization, with 30 international branches that promote women's contributions to global peace efforts, teamed with the Nobel Women's Initiative to sponsor the day-long event at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum on campus...

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