Tawakkol Karman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and their right to full participation peace building process in Yemen. Karman was the first Yemeni, the first Arab woman, and the second Muslim woman to receive this honor, and at 32, was the youngest Nobel Prize Laureates to date. Karman is a mother of three as well as a human rights activist, journalist, politician, and the president of the organization Women Journalists Without Chains. She is a General Coordinator of the Peacful Revolutionary Youth Council in Yemen. Bold and outspoken, Karman has been imprisoned on a number of occasions for her pro-democracy, pro-human rights protests. Amongst Yemen’s Youth movement, she is known as “mother of the revolution”, “the iron woman”, and the Lady of the Arab Spring. TIME Magazine described her as a ‘Torchbearer of the Arab Spring’ and named her both one of the 100 most influential women defining the last century and one of the Most Rebellious Women in History. She was member of the High-Level Panel of eminent persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. She is now board member of the Facebook oversight board, and Nobel Women initiative, Karman continues to advocate against dictatorships, extremism and terrorism and takes an active role working to restore peace and political process in Yemen.

Programas y seminarios destacados

  • Campus de Alta Capacidad

    Fecha de inicio: 07/07/2024

    Una iniciativa que tiene como objetivo principal desarrollar al máximo el potencial de jóvenes de edades comprendidas entre los 10 y los 18 años acreditados como «de alta capacidad».

  • Workshop on the Future of Government

    Fecha de inicio: 8/04/2024

    El objetivo de este programa es ofrecer ofrecer una visión actualizada de las nuevas tendencias tecnológicas y sociales que afectarán al futuro de la política y la gobernanza.

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Fecha de inicio: 10/06/2024

    El objetivo de este programa es analizar los últimos avances en el campo de la innovación y el emprendimiento desde una perspectiva multisectorial. Dirigido por profesores del MIT.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Fecha de inicio: 10/06/2024

    Programa dirigido a Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado, profesores universitarios e investigadores españoles para compartir conocimientos en economía internacional