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International Day for Biological Diversity Tree Planting at Karura Forest

May 22, 2015

This year’s theme – ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’

Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Empowerment in the Great Lakes Region

May 21, 2015

We seek to train and support 300-400 women and community leaders over three years.

Save a date for the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture

May 18, 2015

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. 

NGO Committee on Sustainable Development (NGOCSD) General Membership Meeting May 2015

May 18, 2015

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"

Green Belt Movement features at the No Ceilings Conversation

May 5, 2015

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.

New support from 'Save Our Rainforest Trust'

April 21, 2015

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

wPOWER Global Partnership Forum 2015

April 16, 2015

The forum is a platform for sharing experiences on clean energy between African wPOWER, India wPOWER, government officials and the private sector.

NEWS RELEASE - wPOWER Hub leads an African Delegation to India for an India–Africa exchange on sustainable clean energy entrepreneurship

April 16, 2015

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.  

No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project

March 9, 2015

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".

Maathai’s Family & Green Belt Movement partner to launch The Wangari Muta Maathai House

March 3, 2015

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.