Women’s History Month
Parents, it’s Women’s History Month!
Have you heard of Wangari Maathai? She is the first African Woman tie win the Noble Peace Prize.
Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan social, environmental and a political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She studied in the United States, earning a Bachelor’s Degree from Mount St. Scholastica and a Master’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
She went on to become the first woman in East and Central Africa to become a Doctor of Philosophy, receiving her PhD from the University of Nairobi in Kenya.
We encourage you to learn more about Wangari and share this info with your teen.
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Healthy Parenting – Boundaries
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Wellness Wednesday – Parental Advisory and Intentional Parenting
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Wellness Wednesday – “What is Trauma Informed Parenting”
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Talk To Your Teen: What Makes YOU The Happiest?
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