Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti and Wanjira Maathai speak about attending Davos as a youthful African activist and the influence of professor Wangari Maathai on their life and function

In the initial episode of the Hali Hewa podcast, Abigael Kima talks to two distinctive guests.

Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti is  a passionate environmentalist and local weather activist from Kenya. She is the founder of Eco-friendly Technology Initiative (GGI) and the Head of Campaigns and Coordinator of Daima Coalition for the Defense of Urban Eco-friendly Areas at the Wangari Maathai Foundation. She served as International South Youth Co-chair for the COP26 Civil Society and Youth Advisory Council and tackled earth leaders at the Planet Leaders’ Summit opening ceremony at COP26 in Glasgow.

Wanjira Maathai is the vice president and regional director for Africa at the World Means Institute. She earlier served as senior partnership advisor, approach and advocacy at wPOWER – Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables and WRI’s senior advisor to the World wide Restoration Initiative. She is chairperson of the Wangari Maathai Basis and previous chairperson of the Eco-friendly Belt Movement in Kenya.

Wanjira and Elizabeth share their thoughts with us about the part and participation of youth and women in the climate and environmental justice room, and explain how the inspirational management of the late professor Wangari Maathai has impacted their own life and proceeds to condition their perform.

Elizabeth also shares what it was like attending past month’s Planet Economic Discussion board in Davos as a youthful African climate activist.

Wanjira and Elizabeth sign off by sharing their phone calls to motion in advance of this year’s Cop27.

Delight in the demonstrate!

CHN Team



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