Wangari Maathai #TWT

This beauty was a Kenyan political and environmental activist and her country’s assistant minister of environment, natural resources, and wildlife. This Tuesday’s terrific woman is Wangari Maathai. Wangari is the first women in Central Africa to earn a doctorate. Education was important to her and in 2002 she was elected to Kenya’s National Assembly. Wangari…Read more Wangari Maathai #TWT

The First Woman to be Elected President of an African Country #TWT

Today’s terrific woman this Tuesday is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf! She was the first woman to be elected head of state of an African country. Ellen was president of Liberia from 2006-2018. She was also one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace for her efforts to further women’s rights. During her presidency…Read more The First Woman to be Elected President of an African Country #TWT