Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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What Major Award Should You Get? You got: Nobel Peace Prize You are a peacekeeper and someone who genuinely wants to make the world a better place. Chances are, you’re the diplomat in your friend circle. Whatever humanitarian cause you believe in, give it your all!

What Major Award Should You Get? You got: Nobel Peace Prize You are a peacekeeper and someone who genuinely wants to make the world a better place. Chances are, you’re the diplomat in your friend circle. Whatever humanitarian cause you believe in, give it your all!

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Martin Luther King Jr. wins the Nobel Peace Prize, October 14th 1964

Martin Luther King Jr. wins the Nobel Peace Prize, October 14th 1964

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Shirin Ebadi - an Iranian lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's, children's, and refugee rights.

Shirin Ebadi - an Iranian lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women's, children's, and refugee rights.

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Mother Theresa awarded the Noble Peace Prize 1970s. Her beauty is beneath skin to the heart where true loveliness exists, or not.

Mother Theresa awarded the Noble Peace Prize 1970s. Her beauty is beneath skin to the heart where true loveliness exists, or not.

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In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union.  #PadreMedium

In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union. #PadreMedium

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"If your dreams do not scare you, then they are not big enough."  ~ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and 2011 joint-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

"If your dreams do not scare you, then they are not big enough." ~ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and 2011 joint-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai.   Malala accepted a Nobel Peace Prize this week and inspires us with her determination.  (art by Tyler Feder)

Inspiration: Malala Yousafzai. Malala accepted a Nobel Peace Prize this week and inspires us with her determination. (art by Tyler Feder)

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Malala Yousafzai, champion of education for girls and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. "No vull ser la noia a qui van disparar, sinó la que lluita pel dret a l'educació universal"  "no espereu que ningú més ho faci, feu-ho per vosaltres mateixos". "Cal que estem units. Si estic sola no puc fer res, però si esteu amb mi, ho podem aconseguir tot".

Malala Yousafzai, champion of education for girls and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. "No vull ser la noia a qui van disparar, sinó la que lluita pel dret a l'educació universal" "no espereu que ningú més ho faci, feu-ho per vosaltres mateixos". "Cal que estem units. Si estic sola no puc fer res, però si esteu amb mi, ho podem aconseguir tot".

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Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda

Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda

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