More than 500 joined WFC to learn about what’s happening with the Women’s Forest Congress and what is ahead, be inspired by the work and leadership of women in natural resources, and learn a bit about how we can all support each other on International Women’s Day!
The Women’s Forest Congress is an open and inclusive group – trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming participants are welcome, as are women of all ages, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, professional levels, and education.
A Diverse Group of Leaders Come Together to Form Women’s Forest Congress Advisory Council
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A group of visionary, practical, and supportive women has come together to help shape the Women’s Forest Congress. Advisory Council members serve as advisors to the Steering Committee, advocate for the Congress’s broader work, and ensure equal representation from diverse backgrounds, organizations, and views. The Advisory Council brings unique knowledge, skills, and wisdom to augment the Steering Committee, with the goal of building out the Women’s Forest Congress. Read more
Women’s Forest Congress Launched; Invites Sector-Wide Participation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Planning for the inaugural Women’s Forest Congress formally launched in late July 2020. More than 65 leaders from the forest sector – including industry, academia, government, conservation organizations, landowners, and more – came together for a two-day virtual planning summit for the Congress. Read more
Hundreds Join Women’s Forest Congress Celebration of International Women’s Day
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — To mark and recognize International Women’s Day 2021, hundreds of participants, including representatives from the private sector, academia, government, conservation organizations, landowners, and many more, came together for a virtual event to inspire, empower, and build relationships as part of a celebration organized by the Women’s Forest Congress (WFC). The more than 620 registrants came from every U.S. state and Puerto Rico, four Canadian provinces, 26 additional countries, and every continent except Antarctica.Read more