Dialogue Facilitators

Vaiba is the Women & Youth’s Desk Officer for the Lutheran Church Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program in Liberia.

A peace activist and social worker, Vaiba has worked since 1998 to heal both her nation and its women from the 14-year civil war between rebel groups and the Liberian army. Vaiba supervises psychosocial services to war-affected women and girls and empowers them to build peace and promote nonviolence in their communities.

Adamant that the health of Liberian society depends on the participation of women and youth, Flomo continues to focus on healing and rehabilitating women and girls, mending broken relationships between survivors and offenders of the civil war, and increasing the number of women involved in post-war peacebuilding and reconstruction.

Vaiba was nominated a 2010 Women PeaceMaker by the Joan B Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, and participated in the precarious progress on the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. Vaiba has extensive training in Conflict Resolution/Transformation and Peace Education at local and international levels.  She is also featured in the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell for her efforts to end Liberia’s fourteen-year civil war.