Established in 1992, the Women’s Environmental Network Minnesota is a not-for-profit organization fostering professional networks for women working to protect the environment.


  • Provides current information on environmental topics,
  • Builds personal and professional networks,
  • Encourages and supports women, and
  • Promotes a better understanding of an individual’s role in preserving and improving the environment.

WEN MN sponsors six events a year on topics related to the environment or environmental careers. Recent topics have included:

  • Women’s role in politics
  • Corporate sustainability
  • Local food and agriculture
  • Global and local water and soil issues
  • Energy and conservation
  • Career strategies for women
  • Speakers are drawn from a pool of local and national figures working in a variety of environmentally-related fields