Women you should know: Wangari Maathai
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Women you should know: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Muta Maathai was born in Nyeri, Kenya (Africa) in 1940. She was the first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a doctorate degree. Upon returning to Kenya, Maathai dropped her forename, preferring to be known by her birth name, Wangari Muta. When she arrived at the university to start her new job, she … Continue reading