The Act of Forgiveness
At the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, Immaculée Ilibagiza shared the story of how she survived the Rwandan genocide and learned to forgive.
Advocate for Peace and Forgiveness; Best-selling Author
Immaculée Ilibagiza is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide that took the lives of nearly one million Tutsi, including her entire family except for one brother. She survived by huddling silently with seven other women in a 3-by-4-foot bathroom for 91 days. Today, Immaculée is regarded as one of the world’s leading speakers on faith, hope and forgiveness. Ilibagiza works for peace through the United Nations and is the author of multiple books, including her best-selling Left to Tell.