COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
PEACE BUILDER BIOGRAPHY
Manal Omar has 25 years of experience in peacebuilding, working as a frontline civilian in war zones from Iraq to Nigeria to Afghanistan. She served national and international agencies, including the UN, World Bank, Oxfam, and USG. Manal has won numerous awards and recognition and is the author of Barefoot in Baghdad. She is a Truman National Security Fellow, an inaugural fellow for Foreign Policy Interrupted, a member of the diversity panel at Sex Coach University, and an Ambassador for Millions of Conversations.
DAILY PEACE ACTION
Create a Pleasure Routine: joy and pleasure don’t replace negativity, but they can serve as powerful tools to get THROUGH difficulties. Call in pleasure by setting the intention with daily practice. It could be as simple as a wink in the mirror or dancing while making coffee.