Loung Ung

Life in a Culture of Conflict
Author, Lecturer and Activist
Bio: 

Loung Ung has advocated for equality, human rights, and justice in her native land of Cambodia and worldwide for more than fifteen years. A child survivor of one of the bloodiest genocides of the 20th century, Loung Ung is a passionate activist for human rights. Loung has made over 30 trips back to Cambodia and she is the national spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World. Her inspiring books, (First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, Lucky Child, and Lulu in the Sky), have allowed her to speak on the larger issues of war and peace, and how we can all become agents of change in our world.

Watch a Clip of Loung's 'Girl Rising' Here