Women-Lest We Forget

This is to all women out there-who seem to have forgotten their worth.

I dedicate this space to remind women that they are :

  • The apple of God’s eyes
  • A treasured generation,a peculiar people and a royal priesthood
  • Fearfully and wonderfully made

As we mourn one of our fallen heroine,Prof Wangari Mathai,who overcame all the hurdles faced by women to win several national and international awards listed below:

  • 1984: Right Livelihood Award (a.k.a. “Alternative Nobel Prize”)
  • 1986: Better World Society Award
  • 1987: Global 500 Roll of Honour
  • 1991: Goldman Environmental Prize
  • 1991: The Hunger Project’s Africa Prize for Leadership[71]
  • 1993: Edinburgh Medal (for “Outstanding contribution to Humanity through Science”)
  • 1993: Jane Addams Leadership Award
  • 1993: Benedictine College Offeramus Medal[72]
  • 1994: The Golden Ark Award
  • 2001: The Juliet Hollister Award
  • 2003: Global Environment Award, World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations
  • 2004: Conservation Scientist Award from Columbia University
  • 2004: J. Sterling Morton Award
  • 2004: Petra Kelly Prize
  • 2004: Sophie Prize
  • 2004: Nobel Peace Prize
  • 2006: L├ęgion d’honneur
  • 2007: World Citizenship Award
  • 2007: Indira Gandhi Prize
  • 2007: Cross of the Order of St. Benedict [72]
  • 2008: The Elizabeth Blackwell Award from Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • 2009: NAACP Image Award – Chairman’s Award (with Al Gore)[73][74]
  • 2009: Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun of Japan[75][76]
  • 2011: The Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal awarded by Vanderbilt University[77]

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To all women out there,let us rejoice in who we are in Christ

 

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