Our events are geared toward bringing eco-minded women together to learn, discuss, network, and have fun. See our calendar for the latest upcoming events!
DC EcoWomen hosts a speaker series each month where a successful woman in the environmental field discusses her job and offers career advice. EcoHour takes place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Teaism Penn Quarter in Washington, DC. Though we hold several co-ed events throughout the year, EcoHour is reserved for women only. Please hover over the Resources tab on the homepage to find recent EcoHour Speakers.
DC EcoWomen is interested in supporting mentorship opportunities through which our members can form lasting relationships with influential women in the environmental field where they can get advice and guidance for advancing their careers. These women are selected based on their professional accomplishments and alignment with our organization and mission. Many of our mentors have spoken at EcoHour, our ongoing lecture series. To begin this program, we are holding a series of Mentoring Dinners, where 6-8 women can sit down to dinner with one experienced mentor. These dinners provide a unique opportunity to have access to an experienced women in the environmental field in an intimate setting.
DC EcoWomen Book Club
Our book club meets every month to discuss a book or series of small articles, blogs and podcasts with an environmental angle. Our discussions are cozy, chill, and open-ended. They are always open to new members and there’s no obligation to come to every session.
As women who are passionate about the environment and outdoors, we are working to create a community of people who spend time playing outside together. Past Eco-outings have included hiking, working on urban farms, visiting sustainable wineries, potlucking in parks, and more. We are always looking for more ideas that will get us outside to learn, appreciate, or enjoy the nature just outside our doorsteps.
DC EcoWomen offers ongoing professional development workshops focused on helping women develop the skills to succeed in the workplace. Past workshop topics include: The Art of Salary Negotiation, The Dos and Don’ts of Interviewing, Resume Writing, Management, and Public Speaking.