Agnes Scott Women’s Leadership Conference to Feature Kenyan Environmental Activist

Agnes Scott College is bringing in a longtime environmental activist from Kenya to challenge its young women leaders to take on the wide-reaching social effects of climate change. Wanjira Mathai, VP for Africa at the World Resources Group, will keynote the “Building a Better World: Women and Climate Justice” conference Sept. 23-24, followed immediately by a “day of action” in which students and faculty are asked to find ways to put innovative ideas into practice.