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Grassroots initiatives, global impacts

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the transformative power of grassroots women-led solutions to create global impact and ensure a just and sustainable future. Grassroots women leaders in WEA and WWANC’s East Africa Women and Forests Accelerator. Photo: Anthony Wanjiku At Women’s Earth Alliance, we see that it’s not top-down approaches that will transform our…

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This Holiday Season, Celebrate Food & Farmers with WEA Grassroots Accelerator Leaders

Johanie Rivera-Zayas Today’s conventional agriculture has traditionally produced 10-20% more yields than organic and regenerative agriculture-but at a steep and unsustainable cost. In fact, research has shown that it has done so largely at the expense of the environment, economics and the well-being of our communities. The industry is responsible for an estimated 24% of…

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Just Released! WEA’s 2022 Impact Report

We’re thrilled to share with you Women’s Earth Alliance’s 2022 Impact Report, which tells the story of how—together—we rose to meet this moment.

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Indigenous Futures: U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Leaders Across Sectors

2022 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Leader Nikila Badua and youth artists stand beside their completed mural “We’re not leading from way back when. We’re leading from right now. What are we dealing with right now? What are the solutions right now? We’re using that incredible [ancestral] knowledge in a very contemporary way.” ~ Casey Camp Horinek…

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WEA Alumni Circle Event: Reforesting the Planet

It has been proven time and again that women play a pivotal role in the efforts against climate change. Here, among us, are many such women who lead vast initiatives such as forest restoration and ecosystem protection, as part of their indigenous communities and work with grassroots level leaders  to create the impacts that we…

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My time at COP27: What does women’s climate leadership look like? 

Gender equity at COP has a long way to go. For example, of 110 heads of state who attended COP27, only seven were women. However, there are glimpses into what our future of women’s leadership can look like. WEA Intern Charly Fisk reflects on her time at COP27.

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Showcasing women-led ground-up climate resilience efforts at G20

At the 2022 G20 Summit in Bali, Women’s Earth Alliance and Pratisara Bumi Foundation showcased Balini Organic and Samaren—two women-led sustainable eco-enterprises founded by WEA Leaders Auditya Sari and Raihal Fajri. These community-based enterprises serve as an example of women’s leadership and growing a resilient economy from the ground up.

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2022 Fall Newsletter: Healing ourselves, healing the earth

It’s in moments like these that caring for ourselves and one another are more important than ever. The good news is that, in this deep and heart-centered care work, the earth is our greatest ally and teacher—and healing is in fact all around us, all the time.

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Seeding community, empowerment, and healing with women leaders in the U.S.

On October 26th and 27th, leaders from Women’s Earth Alliance’s 2022 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator came together for a Virtual “Collaboratory” designed to support and co-power one another through participant-led skill- and knowledge-sharing workshops.

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The results are in: Women are the key to a greener and more equitable world

Women, particularly Indigenous women and women of color, are catalysts for positive environmental change in the world. Because they often shoulder the heaviest impacts of climate change and environmental destruction, women know what our communities need in order to meet this moment on the planet.

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