Wangari Maathai

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Kenyan environmentalist and politician who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004

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According to Wikipedia, Wangarĩ Muta Maathai was a Kenyan social, environmentalal and a political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As a beneficiary of the Kennedy Airlift she studied in the United States, earning a bachelor's degree from Mount St. Scholastica and a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She went on to become the first woman in East and Central Africa to become a Doctor of Philosophy, receiving her PhD from the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

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