Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman (Arabic: توكل عبد السلام خالد كرمان; born February 7, 1979, Mekhlaf, Ta'izz province, Yemen) is a journalist, politician, and a human rights activist. She is the first Arab woman and the youngest woman to win the Nobel Prize (co-recipient with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, 2011) "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work." Karman is a member of Women Journalists Without Chains (WJWC), which she cofounded in 2005. She is the daughter of Abdel Salam Karman, a lawyer and politician, who served and later resigned as the Minister of Legal Affairs in Ali Abdullah Saleh's government.
- Honorary Doctorate in International Law, University of Alberta, Canada, 2012.
- MA in Political Science, University of Sana'a, Yemen.
- BA in commerce, University of Science and Technology, Sana'a, Yemen, 1999.
- Tawakkol Karman website
- SHEROES. Interview with Tawakkol Karman Nobel Peace Center / YouTube, December 8, 2011
- NATO Conference - speech Mrs. Tawakkol Karman Nato / YouTube, March 29, 2012
- Among 3 Women Awarded Nobel Peace Prize, a Nod to the Arab Spring The New York Times, October 7, 2011
- Tawakkol Karman: The Nobel Lecture The Nobel Peace Prize, December 10, 2011