What does Maathai’s experience and insights tell us about how little we are educated about other parts of the world and how little they know about us?
Questions to consider while reading Maathai’s memoir:
-What is Maathai’s experience of the Mboya airlift?
-What problems does she encounter in the U.S.?
-What positive outcomes does she see from her time in the U.S.?
-From her story, do you think the airlift was successful?