Wednesday Wisdom – Wangari Maathai

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom features Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The late Kenyan won the award “for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace” in 2004, in part for her efforts to replant trees and combat deforestation in her native land.

Original image by Randy Loftus/USFWS

Original image by Randy Loftus/USFWS

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