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2022 Spring Newsletter: The antidote is us

There is a lot happening in the world right now. And while it has been difficult to watch the news lately and not feel the weight of the compounding crises we face, we know that there are also antidotes out there for the overwhelm, the pain, and the anger we may feel.

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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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5 principles for partnering with communities on forest restoration

WEA Leader Fatuma Erima stands amongst trees she planted on her land in Kenya. // Image: Anthony Wanjiku. Indigenous peoples and local communities must be central to developing equitable benefit-sharing systems for forest stewardship and restoration. As more investment goes into forest conservation and restoration, social justice and equity approaches can secure long-term prosperity for…

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Just Released! WEA’s 2021 Impact Report

We asked you to change the world with us. And you did. At this time last year-as we all entered another year of what felt like insurmountable health challenges and compounding crises-we assured you that #WEAMadeforThis moment. We promised you that with your support we’d spend the next twelve months doubling down on our tried-and-true approach…

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Match extended! You can STILL help a woman change the world.

Hello friends, Your support of WEA and the women we serve really does change the world! Together, you and our global alliance are helping to heal our climate – one seed, one tree, one cookstove, one woman – at a time. We’re thrilled to tell you that the matching challenge is still on – and your gift today will have TWICE…

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This Giving Tuesday: Help a woman change the world

You can Help TWICE as many Women to Change the World Hello friends! You already know that women have the power to change the world. Sometimes, they just need a little help! Thanks again for your generous support of women and the environment through WEA. Today is Giving Tuesday. We’re writing to ask if you’ll make…

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