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Say hello to our fall interns: Hi, Glenna!

October 9, 2019 |

To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Glenna Herbert is an understatement. Glenna has been supporting the development our donor stewardship program, our research, our organizational outreach, and has been providing event support with care, dedication and attention to detail. Read on to get…

Say hello to our fall interns: Hey, Kajol!

October 3, 2019 |

We have such an amazing team of young leaders working behind the scenes to support our global programs and home-base operations as part of WEA’s Internship Program! Meet Kajol Gupta, a passionate young leader committed to change and equity who has jumped right in to support our growth as a Programs + Operations intern in…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hey, Madison!

August 9, 2019 |

To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Madison is an understatement. Madison is a passionate and multi-gifted force who has jumped right in to support our growth with her dedication, professionalism, and skill in this exciting time for WEA. We are so lucky to…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Carmen!

July 25, 2019 |

We love summer for so many reasons. It’s that perfect in-between time of year when seeds planted in the spring blossom, bloom and grow strong, and we still have the warm gatherings of fall to look forward to. One of the most exciting things about this summer as been the launch of the 2019 Indonesia Women’s…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hey, Sara!

July 24, 2019 |

WEA envisions a world where grassroots women leaders and our communities have everything they need to thrive, and our team of summer interns play a key role in making this vision come to life. Sara Anderson, a Programs + Operations intern with us this summer, is no exception. She’s intelligent, hard-working, and dedicated to community…

Growing Concern Over Indonesian President’s Investment Remarks

July 24, 2019 |

As the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator in Bali moves into its third day of local women environmental leaders collaborating to find solutions to the ecological crises facing their communities, Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo pursues an aggressive, exploitative resource policy approach which threatens indigenous communities, environmental activists, and Indonesia’s famed tropical rainforests.  In a July 14th speech,…

Start ’em Young: A Guide to Climate, Women, and Justice Children’s Books

July 24, 2019 |

Spark discovery in youth with these books that are made to inspire! With messages of justice, creativity, innovation, and persistence, these are great reads for children, teaching youth important themes and history from the past, and inspiring them to think on how they can be part of creating a more sustainable, equitable, and caring world…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Lia!

July 19, 2019 |

One of the things we witness time and time again is that women hold the seeds for transforming the world. We see it in our work with grassroots partners, as well as in the inspiring, dedicated interns who support our work throughout the year. We’re thrilled to introduce you to Lia Knight-Williams — a passionate…

WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Putu Ayu Aniek

July 18, 2019 |

Putu Ayu Aniek is a community organizer from Bali, Indonesia. Growing up in Bali, Aniek felt first-hand the growing impact of tourism on her community. Realizing how tourism could easily degrade the culture and people of her community, she has made it her mission to create a more holistic and sustainable avenue for tourism in…

New UN Report Confirms Gender Gap in Food Security

July 17, 2019 |

Over 820 million people worldwide currently suffer from food insecurity and hunger. As the High Level Political Forum continues this week to track the world’s progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—of which Zero Hunger is the #2 goal—a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released earlier this week reveals that…

Say hello to our fall interns: Hi, Glenna!

October 9, 2019 |

To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Glenna Herbert is an understatement. Glenna has been supporting the development our donor stewardship program, our research, our organizational outreach, and has been providing event support with care, dedication and attention to detail. Read on to get…

Say hello to our fall interns: Hey, Kajol!

October 3, 2019 |

We have such an amazing team of young leaders working behind the scenes to support our global programs and home-base operations as part of WEA’s Internship Program! Meet Kajol Gupta, a passionate young leader committed to change and equity who has jumped right in to support our growth as a Programs + Operations intern in…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hey, Madison!

August 9, 2019 |

To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Madison is an understatement. Madison is a passionate and multi-gifted force who has jumped right in to support our growth with her dedication, professionalism, and skill in this exciting time for WEA. We are so lucky to…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Carmen!

July 25, 2019 |

We love summer for so many reasons. It’s that perfect in-between time of year when seeds planted in the spring blossom, bloom and grow strong, and we still have the warm gatherings of fall to look forward to. One of the most exciting things about this summer as been the launch of the 2019 Indonesia Women’s…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hey, Sara!

July 24, 2019 |

WEA envisions a world where grassroots women leaders and our communities have everything they need to thrive, and our team of summer interns play a key role in making this vision come to life. Sara Anderson, a Programs + Operations intern with us this summer, is no exception. She’s intelligent, hard-working, and dedicated to community…

Growing Concern Over Indonesian President’s Investment Remarks

July 24, 2019 |

As the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator in Bali moves into its third day of local women environmental leaders collaborating to find solutions to the ecological crises facing their communities, Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo pursues an aggressive, exploitative resource policy approach which threatens indigenous communities, environmental activists, and Indonesia’s famed tropical rainforests.  In a July 14th speech,…

Start ’em Young: A Guide to Climate, Women, and Justice Children’s Books

July 24, 2019 |

Spark discovery in youth with these books that are made to inspire! With messages of justice, creativity, innovation, and persistence, these are great reads for children, teaching youth important themes and history from the past, and inspiring them to think on how they can be part of creating a more sustainable, equitable, and caring world…

Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Lia!

July 19, 2019 |

One of the things we witness time and time again is that women hold the seeds for transforming the world. We see it in our work with grassroots partners, as well as in the inspiring, dedicated interns who support our work throughout the year. We’re thrilled to introduce you to Lia Knight-Williams — a passionate…

WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Putu Ayu Aniek

July 18, 2019 |

Putu Ayu Aniek is a community organizer from Bali, Indonesia. Growing up in Bali, Aniek felt first-hand the growing impact of tourism on her community. Realizing how tourism could easily degrade the culture and people of her community, she has made it her mission to create a more holistic and sustainable avenue for tourism in…

New UN Report Confirms Gender Gap in Food Security

July 17, 2019 |

Over 820 million people worldwide currently suffer from food insecurity and hunger. As the High Level Political Forum continues this week to track the world’s progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—of which Zero Hunger is the #2 goal—a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released earlier this week reveals that…