Wangari Maathai

Author, Activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Environmentalist, founder of The Greenbelt Movement


Wangari Maathai an author, activist, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, environmentalist, and founder of The Greenbelt Movement.

Wangari Maathai was the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate degree. She had many other firsts in her lifetime and her legacy continues. Here are some links of interest:

Nobel Prize Laureate
Tree Planting and Water Harvesting – The Greenbelt Movement
Wiki

Dr. Wangari Maathai is an amazing role model for people anywhere in the world.

“When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and hope,” – Wangari Maathai



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