March 19, 20141:11 PM Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print The statue of Alfred Nobel at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. (Jonathan Jackstrand / AFP/Getty Images / October 3, 2011) 1 Liberia’s Leymah Gbowee: The power of the powerless Liberia’s Leymah Gbowee: The power of the powerless How a movement of ‘ordinary’ Liberian women changed history. 2 World & Nation Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize World & Nation Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize Sharing the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize are Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; her countrywoman Leymah Gbowee, a peace activist; and Tawakul Karman, a Yemeni human rights leader. 3 Nobel winner dies before receiving prize Nobel winner dies before receiving prize Ralph Steinman, who passed away Friday, will still receive his share of the award because the Nobel committee did not know of his death. He and two others are honored for their work with the immune system.