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Moving Forward Without “Mama Miti” a Daunting Task for her Followers

So far, Kenya's Political Leaders have Avoided Pledging to Continue Maathai’s Work

Her colleagues called her “Prof,” a nod to her being the first woman in East Africa to attain a PhD; rural Kenyans called her “Mama Miti,” or Mama Tree. She was a woman ahead of her time, a Kenyan who dared defy…
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by: Anena Hansen – October 13, 2011

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