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Movers and Shakers: Three Women Who Won the Goldman Environmental Prize and Changed the World

Not surprisingly, nearly half of the 188 Goldman Prize winners have been women.

To commemorate Women’s History Month, the Goldman Environmental Prize is celebrating the work of the 79 extraordinary women who won the Prize. Here are three of their stories.

Phyllis Omido (Kenya, 2015)

Phyllis Omido is sometimes called “the East African Erin Brockovich” for her tireless efforts to shut down a toxic smelting factory that was leeching chemicals into... Read Blog Post