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India Ripple Academy Learning Lab: Applications Open

April 10, 2019
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Applications for the India Ripple Academy Learning Lab are still open and the deadline to apply is July 31st. The Learning Lab is a 2-month program that will launch in Rishikesh, India with a training intensive from September 14-16, 2018. The Ripple Academy Learning Lab is a unique opportunity for…

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The Ripple Academy Sets Sail

April 10, 2019
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Dear Earth Allies, We’ve set sail for the next chapter! This Fall, thirty women from throughout India will gather in Rishikesh, India to kick off the Ripple Academy. Along with our partner, URI, and our global design team, we’ve developed the first in a series of Ripple Academy “Learning Labs”…

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WEA stands with Run4Salmon

April 9, 2019
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This summer, WEA was deeply honored to once again stand with Chief Caleen Sisk of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, and Corrina Gould of the Confederated Villages of Lisjan and Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, in support of the Run4Salmon. These tireless women leaders have led this prayerful journey for the past…

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URI’s Ripple Academy

April 9, 2019
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In early September, 30 women environmental leaders from throughout India began their journey with WEA and URI’s Ripple Academy. Join us in Rishikesh and meet these leaders as we began sharing knowledge, skills and growing their networks for support and action. Videography by Storyloom Films and editing/production by Johnny Schroeder.

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Water filters arrive in the Tonganagaon tea community

April 9, 2019
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We’ve got water filters! A few years ago, most families in the Tonganagaon community in Assam were among the 76 million people in India without access to a safe water supply. Many suffered from waterborne illnesses often leading to loss of work or schooling and expensive doctor bills. Thanks to…

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Spring Edition of the WEAvings Newsletter: BIG things at WEA!

April 2, 2019
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Read the latest WEAvings Newsletter today As we enter our 13th spring at WEA, we know more than ever the power of global grassroots action. Global movements like the recent climate protests led by youth around the world, remind us that ideas can germinate faster than ever, and indeed, no person or…

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Meet the Interns: Hey there, Tegan!

March 14, 2019
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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 this spring!   Meet Tegan, the passionate and multi-gifted force who has jumped right in to support our growth with her artistry, professionalism…

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Meet the Interns: Oh hey, Selena!

February 19, 2019
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Each semester, WEA works with a cohort of excited and dedicated interns who join us to support our staff and the women we partner with in deeply impactful ways. They help us tell the story of our work, uplift the women leaders we work with around the world, engage with…

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Olanike Olugboji: Clean Cookstoves Leader

December 18, 2018
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Manorama Joshi: Seeds have no caste

December 18, 2018
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