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Wanjira Mathai

Wanjira Mathai

Keynote Speaker: Managing Director of Africa & Global Partnerships the the World Resources Institute; Sustainability & Youth Leadership Activist

Wanjira Mathai Biography

Wanjira Mathai is the Managing Director for Africa and Global Partnerships at WRI.

She formerly served as VP & Regional Director for Africa, Co-chair of WRI’s Global Restoration Council and a Senior Advisor to the Global Restoration Initiative. She is also the current Chair of the Wangari Maathai Foundation and the former Chair of the Green Belt Movement in Kenya.

An inspiring leader, Mathai has over 20 years of experience advocating for social and environmental change on both local and international platforms. Over the years, Mathai has also served important strategic and advocacy roles raising the prominence and visibility of global issues such as climate change, youth leadership, sustainable energy and landscape restoration 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.

Mathai currently serves on the Board of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), as a Leadership Council member of the Clean Cooking Alliance and a member of the High-Level Group of the Africa-Europe Foundation. Mathai is one of a few Six Seconds EQ Practitioners in Kenya and was named one of the 100 Most Influential African Women in 2018, 2020 and 2021.

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Wanjira Mathai Videos

Tree-Growing Movement Restoring Africa’s Landscapes | Wanjira Mathai | TED
Wanjira Mathai at the Norad Conference 2023
In Conversation With Wanjira Mathai

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What topics does Wanjira Mathai speak about?

Wanjira Mathai is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Environment, Sustainability, Environmental Policy, Environmental Activism, Youth, Female Leadership, Leadership, Personal Growth, Climate Change, Entrepreneurship, Green, Motivational, TED, Earth Day and Conservation.

Where does Wanjira Mathai travel from?

Wanjira Mathai generally travels from Nairobi, Kenya and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Wanjira Mathai is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Environment, Sustainability and Environmental Policy. The estimated speaking fee range to book Wanjira Mathai for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Wanjira Mathai generally travels from Nairobi, Kenya and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jamie Margolin, Kehkashan Basu and Winona LaDuke. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wanjira Mathai for an upcoming event.

Wanjira Mathai Videos

Tree-Growing Movement Restoring Africa’s Landscapes | Wanjira Mathai | TED
Wanjira Mathai at the Norad Conference 2023
In Conversation With Wanjira Mathai
3 ways to uproot a culture of corruption | Wanjira Mathai
Wanjira Mathai discusses challenges women still face
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