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Just Released! Mid-Year Impact Report 2022

Did you know that the root of the word crisis is the Greek word κρίσις, which means to sift? Author Kathleen Norris once wrote that to be in crisis was an opportunity then to sift until only what’s most vital remains. On the eve of World Nature Conservation Day-a day recognizing the critical role a…

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WEA Alumni Circle Event: Movement Building

  The WEA Alumni Circle is back! This virtual event series is specially organized for all the environmental leaders who have participated in WEA programs over the years to stay engaged and connected with one another.    The second WEA Alumni Circle Event will be all about Campaign and Movement Building! We will learn how…

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“Investing in women’s leadership is investing in entire communities” — Food Sovereignty Leader joins WEA to Lead North America/Pacific Program

Daniela Perez is passionate about gardens, the food they grow and stories that food will uncover, and creating powerful learning experiences for women environmental leaders. As a transborder Mexican-America who grew up in Tijuana, Mexico, her passions were shaped by her surrounding environment, the changing landscape (both political and physical), and the powerful women in…

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Resilience and Action: an antidote for ‘Climate Doomism’

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. Fifty-six percent. That’s the staggering number of respondents in a survey of 10,000 people aged 16-25 and spanning 10 countries who feel that “humanity is doomed.” And while this perspective is distressing, there are many people wondering: is it entirely unfounded? You’ve likely heard about-and perhaps also read-the latest…

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“The land is our Mother”: Responding to extractive industry and COVID-19 in Indonesia

By Adolfina Kuum Adolfina Kuum preparing to go out on the river with community members to assess water pollution issues. Understanding women’s relationships with the earth. Adolfina Kuum, a leader in the 2020 WEA Indonesia Accelerator, is the Chairwoman of Lepemawi Timika, an organization that fights for the rights of local communities affected by mining…

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Now Hiring: North America/Pacific Program Director

Women’s Earth Alliance is thrilled to share that we are seeking a North America/Pacific Program Director to join our global team. This is a dynamic role that involves working with directly with women environmental and climate leaders, and oversight of the U.S. Accelerator Program. The Accelerator catalyzes the critical projects of women leaders driving change in…

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Join WEA + World Economic Forum to discuss scaling forest protection and restoration

In celebration of this year’s International Day of Forests, WEA Co-Director Kahea Pacheco will join the World Economic Forum for a timely discussion on scaling up forest protection and restoration. At COP26, world leaders promised to end deforestation by 2030. To reach this goal, forest protection and stewardship efforts must center the needs and leadership…

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The Climate Crisis is a Women’s Issue

The heaviest burdens of the climate crisis fall on women’s shoulders. And yet, as caretakers of families and the natural resources on which life depends, women are also best positioned to innovate the solutions our world urgently needs.

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ToQuyen Doan joins WEA as Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

WEA is thrilled to welcome ToQuyen Doan as our Director of Philanthropic Partnerships. ToQuyen, who joins us from her most recent position as Development Director, Grants and Donor Engagement with RAINN, is stepping into this newly designed role where she’ll co-design, implement, and steward a robust development strategy that will honor current philanthropic relationships while…

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Now Hiring | North America/Pacific Program Director

Job Title: North America/Pacific Program Director Location: Remote – with option to use office space in Berkeley, CA Start Date: March 14, 2022 or ASAP About the Position Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) seeks a North America/Pacific Program Director to lead the design and operations of our North America/Pacific programs, with a particular focus on our…

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