At “We the Future,” a day of talks from TED, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation at the TED World Theater in New York City, 18 speakers and performers shared daring ideas, deep analysis, cautionary tales and behavior-changing strategies aimed at meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global goals created in […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Wanjira Mathai is the Chair of the Wangari Maathai Foundation, cochair of the World Resources Institute's Global Restoration Council and vice president and regional director for Africa at the World Resources Institute. She has more than 20 years of experience advocating for social and environmental change on both local and international platforms. At WRI, Mathai is responsible for leading a growing portfolio of work on the continent across six global themes (forests, water, food, cities, climate and energy). The WMF's mission is to advance the legacy of professor Wangari Maathai by nurturing a culture of purpose and integrity that inspires courageous leadership.