The 8th Annual Women and the Environment Symposium is now the
Women, Community and Environment Series!
February 21 – 23, 2019
Events for the 8th year of this series will be spread across the community from February 21st through February 23rd. The overall theme will focus on water, health and look at what is happening in Michigan. Events will focus on what it means to be an activist and how to do advocacy work. The series will engage participants in networking, panel discussions, and a workshop. The series will culminate with our keynote speaker – Senator Stephanie Chang – and awards reception on February 23rd.
This year’s three-day series will deliver inspiring social and learning opportunities, raise awareness towards actionable environmental issues in the community, bring together a wide-ranging network of women, as well as provide connections and resources for civic engagement. Hundreds of women and men participate annually.
Women, Community and Environment Series will include:
- Networking and panel discussion
- An advocacy workshop with skills development & networking with local environmental non-profits
- Environment-focused film and talk back
- Hidden Heroines Awards and keynote lecture and reception with Senator Stephanie Chang, State Senator representing Michigan’s 6th District, at the Kroc Center.