About the Author
Immaculée Ilibagiza was born in Rwanda and studied electronic and mechanical engineering at the National University. She
lost most of her family during the 1994 genocide. Four years later, she emigrated to the United States and began working
at the United Nations in New York City. She is now a full-time public speaker and writer. In 2007 she established the
Left to Tell Charitable Fund, which helps support Rwandan orphans.
Immaculée holds honorary doctoral degrees from The University of Notre Dame and Saint John’s University, and was awarded
The Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace 2007. She is the author, with Steve Erwin, of LEFT
TO TELL: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust.