2017 Annual Retreat
December 1-3, 2017 @ Cold Spring, New York
This weekend-long retreat for members is a time for restoring, relaxing, rejuvenating, reconnecting, reenergizing, and renewing our leadership.
Security Implications of Climate Change
September 12, 2017 @ New York
A briefing on the national security implications of climate change, with members of Rachel’s Network.
Energetic Leadership Workshop
August 8, 2017 @ Boston
Tools for creating a life that is energy-giving versus energy-depleting to optimize our ability to communicate and embody our authentic leadership style, with Anna Tsui.
July 16, 2017 @ Boston
A gathering of members and guests at Waypoint.
Members Garden Party
July 11, 2017 @ Boston
A gathering of members and guests to reconnect and learn about one another’s work.
June 19, 2017 @ San Francisco
A gathering of members and guests at Gracias Madre in the Mission.
Women Food Entrepreneurs
June 15, 2017 @ Portland, Oregon
A panel discussion with women entrepreneurs in the food industry to talk about sustainability, leadership and collaboration.
Learning Journey to Yosemite
June 7-10, 2017 @ Yosemite National Park, California
A special tour of Yosemite National Park and NatureBridge’s educational program there.
May 23, 2017 @ New York
A professionally led tasting to learn about regional ciders and the women who make them, with Jennifer Smith of the New York Cider Association.
April 29, 2017 @ Washington DC
Members and friends marching together to bring awareness to the threats of climate change.
Better for You, Better For the Planet
April 28, 2017 @ Washington DC
A salon featuring Ashley Koff, RD, on better, more sustainable beauty and nutrition choices and how our total nutrition (food, supplements, skincare & makeup) impacts our bodies and the planet.
April 20, 2017 @ New Haven
A gathering of members and guests at Roia.
The Threat to Science Under Trump – And What We Can Do About It
March 30, 2017 @ Boston
A salon featuring Suzanne Shaw, Union of Concerned Scientists, and Taylor Milsal, Biotech Investor & Entrepreneur.
November 28, 2016 @ Boston
A presentation and discussion on women’s leadership with Linda Carli, author of Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders. Dr. Carli will share her research on the state of women’s leadership and how we can continue moving forward.
November 17, 2016 @ New York
A gathering of members and guests at The Green Table in New York City.
2016 Annual Retreat
November 4-6, 2016 @ Pescadero, California
This weekend-long retreat for members will include inspiring discussions, networking, strategy sessions, great food and enjoying the environs.
The Best of the SF Green Film Festival
July 25, 2016 @ San Francisco, California
A private, curated screening and discussion featuring highlights from the 2016 Festival by member Rachel Caplan, SF Green Film Festival founder.
April 26, 2016 @ Westchester, New York
Olive Oil Tasting
March 8, 2016 @ Cambridge, Massachusetts
An evening with Mary Taylor, olive oil expert and owner of Salt & Olive, to learn about olive oil, sustainable production and the women in the business.
Toxins & Environmental Health Salon
February 8, 2016 @ New York, New York
A conversation and cocktails with member Penelope Jagessar Chaffer, director/producer/writer of Toxic Baby on the hidden toxins all around us.
New Members Welcome
November 6, 2015 @ Cambridge, Massachusetts
New Members Welcome
October 14, 2015 @ New York, New York
At member Mary Cleaver’s organic restaurant The Green Table.
2015 Annual Retreat
October 2-4, 2015 @ Essex, Massachusetts
June 11, 2015 @ Boston, Massachusetts
A gathering at the studio of member Karen Lee Sobol to view her new work.
November 20, 2014 @ Cambridge, Massachusetts
2014 Annual Retreat
October 24-26, 2014 @ Calistoga, California
New Year Celebration
January 6, 2014 @ New York, New York
2013 Annual Retreat
November 8-10, 2013 @ Cold Spring, New York
Social Change Salon
October 28, 2013 @ New York, New York
A discussion featuring Liz Coleman, Director of The Center for the Advancement of Public Action, on the role of women in leading social change.
Chasing Ice Screening and Discussion
September 18, 2013 @ Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
A member gathering at a community screening of the film Chasing Ice followed by a panel discussion. Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
Women in Leadership Salon
January 24, 2013 @ New York, New York
A discussion with Kathleen Yazbak, Ridgeway Partners, on the role of women on boards and in positions of leadership.
2012 Annual Retreat
October 26-28, 2012 @ Colrain, Massachusetts
Living Light: The Art & Science of Bioluminescence
July 31, 2012 @ Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
An evening of ideas and performance to highlight the beauty and importance of bioluminescence and address the critical need for ocean conservation. Featuring member Kristin McArdle, dancer & choreographer, and honorary member Sylvia Earle, renowned oceanographer.
What Now? Workshop
May 10, 2012 @ Arlington, Massachusetts
A peer-to-peer workshop-style event to explore your next life moves.
From Sea to Sushi Bar
March 1, 2012 @ Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
A conversation and cocktails with journalist Beth Daley of the Boston Globe about her work investigating fish fraud.
2011 Annual Retreat
November 4-6, 2011 @ Cambridge, New York
October 27, 2011 @ Follow the Honey, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Local libations and a discussion with Follow the Honey owner and beekeeper Mary Canning.
Mom Energy Book Event
October 17, 2011 @ Cambridge, Massachusetts
Featuring Ashley Koff, RD, author of Mom Energy.
The Power of Connections
September 25, 2011 @ Galerie Swanström, New York City
Featuring member Sunny Bates, Connector, and a sustainable wine tasting prepared by Lot 18.
Fly Fishing Weekend
May 13-15, 2011 @ Cambridge, New York
A special weekend of fishing, foraging and feasting with Taking Root, founded by member Leah Mayor.
Citywide: Participatory Public Art in the City
February 9, 2011 @ Cambridge, Massachusetts
An evening of apples with Boston Tree Party founder, Lisa Gross.
2010 Annual Retreat
October 22-24, 2010 @ Newport, Rhode Island
What Inspires Women to Take Action?
October 09, 2010 @ New York City
A discussion on how Pleiades can inspire women to take action, and brainstorming some specific member project ideas.
The Revolution will be Streamed:
New Modes of Media Distribution and Social Action
August 28, 2010 @ Sea Studios Foundation, Monterey, California
Encyclopedia of Life
August 05, 2010 @ Core De Vie, Boston, Massachusetts
Member Dr. Marie Studer sharing her work on Harvard’s Encyclopedia of Life project.
July 13, 2010 @ Sofra, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Featuring member Molly Kile, environmental epidemiologist, speaking about her work in Bangladesh.
November 19, 2009 @ Cloud Institute, New York City
Rowing the Pacific
October 13, 2009 @ Concord, Massachusetts
Member Roz Savage presents on her row across the Pacific Ocean.
2009 Annual Retreat
September 11-13, 2009 @ Gouldsboro, Maine