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EP 54 - The Modern Day Shero: Wangari Maathai

EP 54 - The Modern Day Shero: Wangari Maathai

Update: 2019-03-22
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 In This Episode: 


We will honor the life and achievements of Wangari Maathai, the first Black African Woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. She fought for peace, women rights and was an environmentalist who played a major role in saving the earth. 




Mentioned In This Episode:

1. Nobel Peace Prize: https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/ 

2. Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica: https://www.mountosb.org/  

3. University of Pittsburgh: https://www.pitt.edu/  

4. University of Nairobi: http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/  

5. National Council of Women of Kenya: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesicovaginal_fistula 

6. The Greenbelt Movement: https://www.greenbeltmovement.org/ 

7. The Greenbelt Movement (Book): https://www.amazon.com/Green-Belt-Movement-Approach-Experience/dp/159056040X 

8. Unbowed: https://www.amazon.com/Unbowed-Memoir-Wangari-Maathai/dp/0307275205 

9. The Challenge For Africa: https://www.amazon.com/Challenge-Africa-Wangari-Maathai/dp/0307390284 

10. The LA Times: https://www.latimes.com/ 

11. The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world

 


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EP 54 - The Modern Day Shero: Wangari Maathai

EP 54 - The Modern Day Shero: Wangari Maathai

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