Quotes by Wangari Maathai

About Wangari Maathai:

Wangari Muta Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica (Benedictine College) and the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

Author Bio

  • NameWangari Maathai
  • DescriptionKenyan environmental and political activist
  • BornApril 1, 1940
  • DiedSeptember 25, 2011
  • CountryKenya
  • ProfessionBiologist; Scientist
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Knight Of The Legion Of Honour; Jawaharlal Nehru Award For International Understanding; Right Livelihood Award; Petra-Kelly-Preis; Sophie Prize; Goldman Environmental Prize; Indira Gandhi Prize; The Nichols-Chancellor's Medal