Leading the Way
February 14, 2020
These four women have done their part to help the planet. They have inspired others to do the same. Which of these women inspires you?
Jane Goodall is a scientist. She is best known for studying chimpanzees in the wild. Goodall was one of the first women to do this kind of work.
Wangari Maathai started a group that plants trees across Africa. In 2004, she won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work helping women and the environment.
Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. She is from India. She works to protect farmland. She helps people grow better, healthier food.
Sylvia Earle is an ocean scientist and explorer. She has spent more than 60 years working to protect the world’s oceans. She has led many underwater expeditions.