Nobel Laureate and Centennial Committee Member Maathai Sc.D. ’94, P’94, P’96 to speak in Buffalo – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Nobel Laureate and Centennial Committee Member Maathai Sc.D. ’94, P’94, P’96 to speak in Buffalo

Dr. Wangari Maathai P’94, P’96, Sc.D.’94, 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate and Green Belt Movement founder, will speak at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2, at the Center for the Arts on the campus of the University at Buffalo.

Named by Time magazine as “one of the 100 most influential people in the world,” she is a champion for democracy, human rights and environmental conservation.

Maathai received an honorary degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 1994 and is the mother of two graduates: Wanjira Mathai ’94 and Muta Mathai ’96.

A member of the Centennial Honorary Committee, Maathai joins former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and Tennis Champion Billie Jean King, among others, in honoring 100 years of William Smith College.

To learn more about Maathai and the William Smith College Centennial visit Centennial Web site. Tickets may be purchased at the Center for the Arts box office or by visiting Ticketmaster