Identifying Africa’s untold climate change stories

Part of the Reuters Institute for Journalism's Global Journalism Seminar series

Wednesday 13 March 2024   13:00 to 14:00


Wanjira Mathai, Kenyan environmentalist and activist


Virtual Event


Wanjira Mathai is Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at the World Resources Institute and has over 20 years of experience advocating for social and environmental change in Africa. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential African Women in 2018, 2020 and 2021, having served important strategic and advocacy roles at Women Entrepreneurs in Renewables (wPOWER), the Wangari Maathai Foundation (WMF), and the Green Belt Movement (GBM) the organization her mother, Wangari Maathai (2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate) founded in 1977.


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