Karman was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011. She received the prize for her work as a journalist and political activist in Yemen. Her address is the keynote for a CPL research conference, "Culture, Identity, and Change in the Middle East: Insights for Conflict and Negotiation."

Co-sponsored by the Center for Public Leadership, the Women and Public Policy Program, the Gleitsman Social Change Program, and the Program on Negotiation.