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Posts Tagged ‘Women Leaders’

WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Putu Ayu Aniek

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…

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WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Rubama

Rubama is a community organizer from Aceh, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. She has worked for fourteen years to engage the women of her community in an effort to protect the natural resources of the region.  After her region was ravaged by a tsunami in 2004, Rubama recognized how the approach to disaster relief resulted in the…

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WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Raihal Fajri

Raihal Fajri is an activist from Aceh, Meunasah Manyang, Indonesia. After a tsunami devastated her region in 2004, Raihal witnessed a drastic deterioration in the quality of water coming from her community’s water source, which was located next to a nearby concrete mine. Noticing the way this pollution harmed the women and children of her…

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Run4Salmon 2019: Save the Date

Each September for the past 2 years, Chief Caleen Sisk has led the Winnemem Wintu Tribe and allies in the Run4Salmon, a 300-mile journey from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region to the tribe’s historic village site on the McCloud River near Mt. Shasta. This two-week long prayerful event is a call to action to…

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RESIST and RECLAIM Giveaways Coming Soon!

To celebrate the release of RISE — the third in our series of four illustrations by local artist Mara Gerson — which launches in September, this summer we’re giving 2 lucky WEA community members a chance to win the first two illustrations: RESIST and RECLAIM.

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