The objective of the Wangari Maathai Fellowship is to inspire courage and confidence in youth just graduating from high school, before University. Given the pivotal moment in their lives, when they will be making decisions about their career choices, the Wangari Maathai Foundation believes this is also a time when their choices can be inspired by a powerful experiential learning opportunity.
The Wangari Maathai Fellowship will be experiential and focus on the 8 character strengths of the Hummingbird Leadership Program. Each strength will be incorporated into age-appropriate life-skills lessons to be delivered during the first part of the fellowship. The WMF will work with leading resource people to impart life skills in a fun and experiential way.