Betsy Kawamura is founding father of Women4Nonviolence in Peace+Battle Zones (Oslo). As a survivor of GBV gender-based violence,
she has labored internationally to empower different survivors, particularly these of Asia-Pacific origin by way of devices together with
UN Safety Council Decision 1325 on WPS girls, peace and safety. Her shows and workshops in Europe, Asia and US
have been geared towards elevating private voices of GBV survivors together with these of North Korea for political coverage adjustments towards
peace. The subjects typically cowl elements of historical past which can be obfuscated as a result of geopolitical issues.
She has an MBA in worldwide relations from San Francisco State College, and a BBA in enterprise administration with an artwork minor from the College of Hawaii (Manoa).
Her earlier experiences within the company sector have complemented her holistic approaches for survivors’ well-being applications.
Her lively world community helps ahead consciousness of WPS points from grassroots ranges, all the best way to UN workplaces and to the
Worldwide Felony Court docket within the Hague.