Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, World Resources Institute, Chair, Wangari Maathai Foundation
Wanjira Mathai is the Chair of the Wangari Maathai Foundation (WMF) whose mission is to advance the legacy of 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai. Wanjira is leading the development of innovative training programs, for children and youth, that will nurture courage, leadership, and integrity. Wanjira also serves as Senior Advisor at the World Resources Institute and for the Partnerships for Women Entrepreneurs in Renewables (wPOWER), and sits on the Boards of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF). She is a member of the World Future Council.