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Welcome to WEN, an educational and networking community of professional women who work in the environmental field in the greater
San Francisco Bay Area!

WEN attracts a broad spectrum of women working in the sustainability and environmental fields. We organize events and outings on a monthly basis, including
networking happy hours, career building workshops, book groups, hikes, and other social meet-ups with an emphasis on promoting sustainability. We also publish a monthly newsletter with spotlights on WEN members as well as green employers and organizations around the Bay Area. Thanks for dropping in - we hope to see you at a future event!










This Just In:

Check out our December Newsletter and latest WEN member spotlight, Karen Poiani!

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Upcoming Events:

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January 2015 - The Ethics of Eating (and Growing) Food


WEN Board member, Dr. Sapna Thottathil, will give a talk based on her new book, India’s Organic Farming Revolution at Pollinate Farm & Garden in the Fruitvale district of Oakland. 


Does growing your own food or buying local food conflict with supporting sustainable farmers from abroad? Can consumers trust foods with the organic label, even if the food is from another country? What can U.S. consumers and gardeners learn from organic farmers in places like India? Dr. Thottathil will tackle these and other questions and explain how our global food system has come to take its complex shape over the years so that consumers are faced with these tough decisions. Dr. Thottathil will also share details about the growing buy-local and organic farming movements in India. 


Save the Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

More details to come!



February 2015 - Walk and Talk with Nature in the City


Nature in the City

Meet for a picnic lunch and networking followed by walk and talk by Amber Hasselbring, Executive Director of Nature in the City.  


Save the Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM until 2 PM (with optional volunteer habitat restoration activities from 10 AM until Noon)
Where: Green Hairstreak Corridor, Inner Sunset District of San Francisco
More details to come!




WEN is on Twitter

WEN is pleased to announce we are now live on Twitter @WENBayArea! Keep up to date with WEN and partner events, news, and relevant news links. Click here to follow us!



Bay Area Green Events:

In an effort to centralize the best green events around networking, education and volunteering within the San Francisco Bay Area, WEN has partnered with Net Impact SF and SF Green Drinks to provide you with this calendar. Submit events to the calendar here.

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