“We have enormous power in our hands and it’s a critical time of transformation on our planet. Let’s connect with one another and build a future that we want. We can do it and we will do it!”
~Osprey Orielle Lake, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network
The Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
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WECAN is launching comprehensive on-line education and advocacy trainings, which are part of their 6-point plan as U.S. women come together and mobilize for climate action and justice in the lead up to the November/December 2015 United Nations Paris climate negotiations (COP21), the 2016 U.S. elections and beyond.
Osprey is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network. She is Founder and President of The Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC) and works nationally and internationally to promote resilient communities and foster a post-carbon energy future, while also addressing societal transformation. She is Co-Chair of International Advocacy with the Global Alliance for the Rights Of Nature and is an advisor to the International Eco-Cities Framework and Standards Initiative. Osprey has developed a Resilient Community Training Program in California, teaching women skills in water conservation, energy efficiency in the home, and rights of nature advocacy to protect their communities. She designs the curriculum and co-teaches WECAN’s international climate trainings and directs WECAN’s advocacy work in areas such as Women for Forests program, Rights of Nature and UN Forums. She has served on the board of the Praxis Peace Institute and on the Steering Committee for The UN Women’s Major Group for the Rio+20 Earth Summit. Awards include the National Women’s History Project Honoree, Taking The Lead To Save Our Planet, and the Woman Of The Year Outstanding Achievement Award from the California Federation Of Business And Professional Women. She is the author of the award-winning book, Uprisings For The Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature.