Kathy Kelly is an American peace activist, pacifist and author. A co-founder of Voices in the Wilderness, a campaign to end economic sanctions against Iraq and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence - a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. Kelly has traveled to Iraq twenty-six times, notably remaining in combat zones during the early days of both US-Iraq wars. Her recent travel has focused on Afghanistan and Gaza, along with domestic protests against U.S. drone policy. She has been arrested more than sixty times at home and abroad, and written of her experiences among targets of U.S. military bombardment and inmates of U.S. prisons.