The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University invites you to join Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus based in Juba, South Sudan, as she discusses “Sewing Hope” on Monday, February 6, 2023, at 5:30 PM CT at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Sister Rosemary will be discussing her story of living through the civil war during the insurgency from Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army and the hope that emerged both during and after the conflict in Uganda. She was one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World ” in 2014. She is the subject of the book Sewing Hope and a 2013 documentary by the same name, narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker. She also received the United Nations Impact Award and has been named a CNN Hero.