Past WEN Events
Dinner and Talk with Melanie Nutter
Dinner and talk with Melanie Nutter, Director, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Where: San Francisco Department of the Environment, 1455 Market St, Ste 1200, SF, CA 94103
When: Thursday, May 9, 6:00pm talk followed by 7:00pm dinner and networking
Join the Women's Environmental Network for a talk with Melanie Nutter, Director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment, followed
by light dinner and drinks. Director Nutter will talk about women's
advancement in the environmental movement, touching on her
experiences at the Department of the Environment and her time as Deputy
District Director for the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy
Ticket price: $25 plus $2.37 service fee. Click here to purchase tickets. Please bring an ID to the event to enter the building (your name will be on the list at the front desk). Contact email@example.com for more information.
Is Generation from Biomass Renewable?
Join the Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) for an informative and engaging happy hour at Roe Lounge on Thursday, April 18th, from 6-8pm. Mix and mingle with environmental professionals from around the Bay Area! A great selection of drink and appetizer specials will be available for purchase.Ticket price: $7 + service fee
Register at: http://wenapr18.eventbrite.com
Robin Quarrier, Counsel at the Center for Resource Solutions and President of WEN, will give a brief presentation focusing a hot topic facing regulators today: Is Generation from Biomass Renewable? She'll also touch upon the following:
Smart Choices - Western Water Security in a Changing ClimateWhen: Tuesday, March 26: 5:30pm networking reception, 6:00pm program, post-event dinner
Where: The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, SF and Mehfill Indian Cuisine & Bar, 28 2nd Street, SF
Join us for a program at the Commonwealth Club, followed by dinner and discussion. After New Visions: Smart Choices – Western Water Security in a Changing Climate, the Women’s Environmental Network will host a gathering at Mehfil. Please purchase tickets before attending and RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students. Dinner is not included in cost. Click here for event details.
Organic Wine Tasting
When: Thursday, February 21 - 6 to 8pm
Where: The Punchdown Wine Bar, 2212 Broadway, Oakland
We hope you join us in Downtown Oakland to taste and learn about sustainable and organic wines. The Punchdown will offer a variety of wine flights, wine by the glass, and food. While there is no charge for this event, we ask that you buy your own drinks and food. Price ranges from $4 per glass to $23 per flight. Contact email@example.com with questions.
Meet the new WEN Board!
When: Thursday, January 24th - 6 to 8pm
Where: Roe Lounge, 651 Howard St, between Hawthorne St & 3rd St
By BART: Nearest station is at Market St & 2nd St (map)
The Women's Environmental Network is pleased to present its newest Board Members! Come mix and mingle with our new leadership team and top environmental professionals in the Bay Area at Roe Lounge! Roe will offer a variety of drink and food Happy Hour specials for this event. All are welcome to attend - please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with number of guests.
Picnic Brunch in Golden Gate Park
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco (Meet at the sign for Stow Lake on JFK Boulevard)
Tickets: $10/person, limited number available. Reserve your space at: http://wenpicnicbrunch.eventbrite.com/
Come join the Women's Environmental Network for a picnic brunch and walk in Golden Gate Park! Let's take advantage of the Bay Area's usual lovely fall weather with a gentle walk up Strawberry Hill together. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
East Bay Happy Hour
When: Tuesday, Sept. 18 - 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Pacific Coast Brewing Company
906 Washington, Street (near the 12th Street BART station), Oakland, CA 94607
Come join the Women's Environmental Network for drinks and networking! Pacific Coast Brewing Company is accessible via BART from the 12th Street Station - Oakland City Center Station, and always offers a great selection of beer and appetizers. There is no charge for this event, however we ask that you buy your own drinks and food at the bar rather than add them to a tab.
Speed Networking in San Francisco
When: Thursday July 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: SF HUB 901 Mission Ste 105 (between 5th St. & Mint St), San Francisco, CA 94103
Cost: $15 (includes wine and appetizers)
The Women's Environmental Network (WEN) is hosting an evening of Speed Networking which provides a fun, dynamic forum for our growing membership to meet, mingle and make lots of new connections in a short amount of time. Please join us and enjoy appetizers, wine, and networking in a relaxed and friendly environment! Speed networking is a structured and fun way to network with a large group. You will get a several minutes to network with other participants and exchange ideas. In just a few minutes, participants will share business cards, career history, aspirations and offer new contacts or ideas. WEN will facilitate the timing of each "speed connection" and will provide starter questions to help get the conversations flowing. There will be time to mingling before and after the formal hour of speed networking to enable participants to make additional connections and to follow up with new connections.
Happy Hour with the Women Environmental Network
How to Land Your Dream Job!
Happy Hour with the Women’s Environmental Network
Book Swap with the Women’s Environmental Network
When: Thursday, January 19 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Jupiter, 2181 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
Please join the SF Women's Environmental Network (WEN) for a HAPPY HOUR on Thursday, January 19th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to network with other women in the environmental community at Jupiter, located a stone's throw from the downtown Berkeley BART station.
& Potluck -
Come join the Women's Environmental Network for a craft night and potluck (dessert and drinks)! We will supply some materials for origami, card making, knitting, & decorative hair clips, but we encourage you to bring anything that inspires you. We will also have some cold weather warming drinks, and delightful desserts, but we encourage you to bring something small to share.
This was a great opportunity to network with other women in the environmental community on election night!
Brunch and Hike to Tennessee Valley Beach
Take advantage of this area's traditionally beautiful fall weather by joining the Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) for brunch and a hike! We'll start with delicious home-cooked breakfast food, mimosas and other fortifying goodies at a board member’s Mill Valley “tree house” to be followed by an easy hike on the Tennessee Valley trail on Saturday, November 12. Brunch starts at 10 a.m. and will accommodate those with food sensitivities. At 11:30 a.m. we’ll drive five minutes to the trailhead for an easy two-hour walk to the beach and back. Side trails are optional. For more information about Tennessee Valley, visit: http://www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/tennessee_valley.htm.
in Renewable Energy Career Panel - SOLD OUT
The Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) and the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) are excited to present the WOMEN IN RENEWABLE ENERGY CAREER PANEL. Notable female industry leaders including Liz Oh (President of Solar Marketing Group), Pamela Lippe (President of e4), Daphne Li (Former COO of Sungevity), Sonita Lontoh (Head of Corporate Marketing at Trilliant) and Stephanie Wang (Director of Programs & Campaigns for the Clean Coalition), will discuss their professional and personal development in the renewables field and how they are individually paving the way to a clean energy future.
HOUR – Jupiter in Berkeley
This was a great opportunity to network with other women in the environmental community, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jupiter, located a stone's throw from the downtown Berkeley BART station.
June 2011, Happy Hour with fellow WEN Members Thursday June 16th, 2011 6pm to 8pm Where: BLU Restaurant & Bar @The Sports Club/LA 747 Market Street, 4th Floor, SF
Enjoy a June Happy Hour in San Francisco with fellow WEN Members, and learn more about WEN and meet interesting women in the environmental community!
March 2011, “Simple Secrets to Writing
Accomplished author Joel Orr. Joel discussed strengthening your professional presence through writing and reveal a simple process to help aspiring writers achieve publication with “The Simple Secret to Writing a Book in 30 Days, at 1 Hour a Day!”
September 2010, Presidio Park Sunset Hike. We enjoyed a leisurely walk down the hills and trails of our gorgeous Presidio with Chris Giorni, Director of Tree Frog Treks.
July 2010, Pancake
Hike on Mt. Tamalpais. A
strenuous hike from the parking
lot of the Mountain Home Inn to our pancake destination at West Point
Inn. We met at the parking lot across the street from the Mountain Home
Inn, 1000 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA.
June 2010, WEN Sunset Cruise of San Francisco Bay. We had a spectacular boat ride, stunning sunset and coastal views, libations, and substantial hors d'oeuvres on the 64 foot white Hatteras power boat, The Creative Spirit. The boat is equipped with solar panels and implements waste reduction and recycling.
March 2010 - Meet & Greet for potential new WEN board members
2010 - Speednetworking, co-hosted by WEN and Sustainable Business
December 2009 - Fundraiser at Elixir
October 2009 - Wild and Scenic Film Festival, co-hosted by WEN and International Rivers
August 2009 - Pancake Hike on Mt. Tam
- Financial Planning for Savvy, Socially-Responsible Women
- WEN Speed Networking
October 2008 - WEN Sunset Sail on the Bay
May 2008 - Green Corps Jobs Discussion with Raquel Rivera Pinderhuges
February 2008 - WEN Speed Networking, in partnership with the SOMA Creativity Center
October 2007 - How Local Food Can Reduce Your Global Impact, featuring Edible East Bay Publisher/Editor Cheryl Angelina Koehler.
July 2007 - Sunset Sail on the Bay
April 2007 - Socially Responsible Investing, featuring speakers Tom Van Dyck, Senior Vice President and Financial Consultant in the SRI Wealth Management Group of RBC Dain Rauscher, and Patricia Jurewicz, Associate Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Program for As You Sow [list of SRI resources]
March 2007 - Happy Hour at Varnish Fine Art
January 2007 - Breast Cancer and Safe Cosmetics Sonya Lunder of the Environmental Working Group talked to us about the harmful chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products and the steps we can take to remove them. Read more about the issues here.
- California and Climate
Change: An Update from
the Front Line featuring Dr. Amy Lynd Luers of Union of Concerned Scientists and Devra Wang of Natural
Resources Defense Council
June 2006 - World Environment Day celebration at Jupiter in Berkeley
April 2006 - Meet and Mingle at Varnish Fine Art in San Francisco
November 2005 - Dr. Devra Davis: How the Environment Shapes Life, Death & Sex, at Takara Sake in Berkeley
June 2005 - WEN East Bay Happy Hour
March 2005 - Pam Morgan from the Rockridge Institute speaks to WEN
November 2004 - GreenFest Kitchen Table
June 2004 - Green Careers workshop with Acterra and Marie Kerpan
Photos by Stephanie Wang