September 19-20, 2019 • University of Pittsburgh

Global Town Hall on “Climate, Gender, and Sustainability:  From Local Activism to Global Reform.”

Leading into the Town Hall will be a screening of Taking Root:  The Vision of Wangari Maathai.  Maathai, a Pitt alum, won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work founding the Green Belt Movement.  Her daughter Wanjira Mathai, Chair of the Wangari Maathai Foundation and Co-Chair of the World Resources Institute’s Global Restoration Council, will be a keynote speaker at the Town Hall on Fri. Sept. 20 at 1 pm.
The Global Town Hall officially begins with a lecture Thurs. Sept. 19 at 5:30 by Paulo Magalháes, “Common Home of Humanity:  Creating the Legal Environment to Meet Climate and Nature Emergencies.”  FREE tickets and live-streaming are available at
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