Gail Hambleton is serving as Senior Program Specialist, of Values-based Peacebuilding, for the Global Peace Foundation. Ms. Hambleton has served as an educator and mediator in international conflict situations, and convener of interreligious networks and engagements. She lived and worked in Africa for eight years serving in the mission and humanitarian aid fields. Her passion for peace is rooted in her difficult experiences during six years of the war in Zimbabwe, the military coup in Kenya, and the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda. Ms. Hambleton was instrumental in establishing the humanitarian aid organization “Women for Women” in Rwanda, in 1997.