Who Am I?Nov 5th, 2011 • Category: History
By JANAYA WILDER, Kid Reporter, age 12
1. I was born in Kenya on April 1, 1940 and died on September 25, 2011.
2. I was an environmental and political activist.
3. I founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental, non-governmental organization focused on planting trees, environmental conservation and women’s rights.
4. In 1986, I was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, and in 2004 I became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
ANSWER: Wangari Maathai
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