Gwendolyn S. Myers has over ten years of experience working in Peace and non- violence education among in and out of school youth. Recently featured as Time Magazine-2019 -Top Eight Young Reformers Across the Globe Shaping the World and 2019-Top Seven-African Women Breaking Barriers in Peacebuilding in Africa #FrontlineWomen. She’s the Founder& Executive Director (2008-Present) of a non-profit, youth-led peacebuilding organization; Messengers of Peace- Liberia Inc (MOP-Liberia Inc), managing over one thousand five hundred Young Volunteer Peace Messengers. Her non-profit; Messengers of Peace-Liberia Inc. (MOP) became the first recipient of H. E. President George Manneh Weah National Peace Prize Award 2018 in celebration of the 15 years of unbroken peace in Liberia since the Accra Peace Accord 18th August.
She became a Certified Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), Swedish Agency for Peace, Security and Development Young Mediator after successfully completing a Special Training Programme in Dialogue and Mediation in Sweden, Cambodia & Nepal from November 2016-April 2018. She’s presently the Youth Representative at the level of the Technical Working Group on National Reconciliation in Liberia with strong insights on the UN Peacebuilding Architecture as well the Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Goals (PSGs). Through her global peace missions to several countries and regions, she has been able to develop strong networks with major stakeholders working on peacebuilding programs, especially within the region of West & Central Africa.