Provost Distinguished Speaker Series - University of Houston
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Please join us virtually
Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Provost Distinguished Speaker Series
Keynote Speaker
Nadia Murad



Human Rights Activist and Recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nadia Murad is the leading voice for survivors of genocide and sexual violence. As a co-recipient of the Nobel, Nadia and Denis Mukwege were honored for “their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.”

Her New York Times best-selling memoir, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State is a harrowing account of the genocide of her people, the Yazidi, and her kidnapping and imprisonment by the Islamic State (IS).


Presented by the
Office of the Provost,
Graduate College of Social Work and UH Law Center