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
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
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.
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.
In recognition of the work of the late Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai, the African Union (AU) designated the 3rd of March, every year, as Wangari Maathai Day (WMD) to be observed in conjunction with Africa Environmental Day (AED).
Green Belt Movement participating in the 'Africa Regional Workshop on Social & Environmental considerations in REDD+’
The workshop has brought together members of national governments, civil society & non-governmental organizations, research institutions and academia.
Founding President of the Mujeres por África (Women for Africa) Foundation, María Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, pays homage to Professor Wangari Maathai
Founding President of the Mujeres por África (Women for Africa) Foundation and former Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, María Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, pays homage to Professor Wangari Maathai
A new partnership with Crédit Agricole aimed at supporting community-based natural resource management
The new partnership with Crédit Agricole aims at supporting community-based natural resource management in Kiambu and Nyandarua Counties in the Aberdares.