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Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Visionaries: Dr. Wangari Maathai: Diva Visionary and Nobel Laureate

by Stephanie Block In a gilded conference room at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel, Dr. Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate, stepped up to the podium to speak. Bedecked in traditional dress and welcomed with a standing ovation, her entrance made me think of that old Virginia Slims slogan, “you’ve come a long way, baby.” When she started

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