Wangari Maathai was the first African woman who received the Nobel Peace prize. She was also the first woman in East and Central Asia who earned a doctorate degree. Her movement -The Green Belt- led to the planting of some 30 million trees, provided jobs and income to thousands of women. She died on September 25th 2011.
- Wangari Maathai, 1941-2011 (feministphilosophers.wordpress.com)
- Wangari Maathai, African Environmentalist and Nobel Laureate (mixingplatforms.wordpress.com)
- Remembering Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Maathai (npr.org)
- ‘I Will Be a Hummingbird’ – RIP Nobel Winner Wangari Maathai (thejoyvictory.com)