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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 April Newsletter and latest WEN member spotlight, Tara Holmes!

Sign up for our monthly newsletter to become a member of the Women's Environmental Network (WEN) community. You can also find us on Facebook, TwitterLinkedIn and Flickr.

Most Recent Blog Posts

  • April 2016 - What I Learned from Zero Wasters by Josie Dominguez-ChandIn March 2016, I joined nonprofits, business representatives, and community leaders for (NCRA) Northern California Recycling Association’s 21st Annual Recycling Update at Freight and Salvage ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2016, 2:31 PM by WEN Network
  • April 2016 - Greens Reads Expands Across the Bay Interest first arose in 2011 for a WEN book club where members could come together in an intimate setting to discuss books they had chosen to read, centered on environmentally ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 10:44 PM by WEN Network
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Upcoming Events:

May 2016 - Partner Event - Is a Zero Waste Lifestyle Possible?

Join Women in Cleantech and Sustainability on May 14th in San Francisco for a lively and thought-provoking discussion of the Zero Waste movement, “Is a Zero Waste Lifestyle Possible?”. Hear from industry experts, city government, and zero-waste lifestyle advocates in a deep dive into this important environmental issue. We will discuss why diverting material from landfill is such a critical issue and will explore some of the challenges that service providers, policy makers, and consumers face today.
 
Speakers:
  • Beth Terry, Founder of MyPlasticFreeLife.com, Founding Member of Plastic Pollution Coalition & Author of “Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too”
  • James Kao, CEO/President/Founder of Green Citizen
  • Jean Cacicedo, Textile artist, Teacher, Lecturer
  • Carter Chapin Hallock, CEO of Rethink Green
  • Janelle Fitzpatrick, Commercial Zero Waste Specialist, SF Environment
  • Christine Liu, Founder of Packageless
When: Saturday May 14th, 2016, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: San Francisco State University, Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, 6th Floor, Room 609
Cost: $35 (general) or $12.50 (student) + service fee (WEN members get a 25% discount with promo code WCSWENZW)






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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