This year’s theme – ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’
Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Empowerment in the Great Lakes Region
We seek to train and support 300-400 women and community leaders over three years.
I hope you will be able to join us at the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture. It will take place this June 16th in London.
Statement from Wanjira Mathai on the ocassion of the NGOCSD May 2015 General Membership Meeting: "Celebrating Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Muta Maathai: Her Legacy Continues"
President Clinton pointed to Wanjira and her mother as examples of women who have made a difference in the world, and asked the audience to consider that the world misses out on individuals like Wanjira and Wangari when they restrict the potential of women and girls by limiting their opportunities for education.
The contribution to support GBM’s work is in memory of the late Dr. Pravin Shah who was a co-founder of Save Our Rainforest Trust
NEWS RELEASE - wPOWER Hub leads an African Delegation to India for an India–Africa exchange on sustainable clean energy entrepreneurship
The wPOWER Hub of the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) of the University of Nairobi is leading a 24-member team from Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania to India as part of an India –Africa exchange facilitated by the U.S. Department of State.
The forum is a platform for sharing experiences on clean energy between African wPOWER, India wPOWER, government officials and the private sector.
This is to let you know that Wanjira Mathai, Board Chair of the Green Belt Movement and Director - Wangari Maathai Institute -wPOWER Hub will be joining Melinda Gates, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton this evening to launch the "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report".
Wanjira Mathai invited the involvement of the Government of Kenya, the private sector and the general public in the development of the Wangari Muta Maathai House. The official launch of the Wangari Maathai House Project is planned for September 25, 2015; at a gala event to market the Fourth Anniversary of Prof. Wangari Maathai’s passing.