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WEA provides leadership, strategy, and technical training for women leaders to scale their climate and environmental initiatives while connecting them to a global alliance of peers, mentors, and funders.

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Current WEA Programs

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In partnership with Filha do Sol, WEA's Women and Tropics Accelerator catalyzes women-led solutions to protect the Delta do Parnaíba and support the local communities that rely on tropical mangrove forests in the region. 

Supporting Women's Climate Leadership in the Brazilian Tropics

Photo: Spell & The Gypsy Collective; 2019 Kenya Accelerator

Supporting leaders from across the country to deepen their strategies, build powerful alliances, and scale their solutions for critical climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Catalyzing Women's Climate Solutions in East Africa

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Accelerating women-led land-based initiatives to solve our most pressing food and health challenges.

U.S. Regenerative Agriculture & Health Accelerator


Supporting grassroots, women-led solutions to Indonesia's most pressing environmental issues such as palm oil extraction, plastic pollution, and sea level rise.

Building Climate Resiliency in Indonesia

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Environmental Violence Report and Toolkit

Environmental Violence Report and Toolkit

Community-sourced wisdom and resources for land/body defense.

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Women in Environmental Conservation

A Master's Thesis by Emma Bixler, examining environmental justice in East Africa

"I am tired of all the talk shows. I'm ready to be a part of something that is staying around. This alliance is about support and action. This alliance is about real change."

Sizane Ngubane (1946-2020)
WEA Founding Member and Director of Rural
Women's Movement, South Africa