Portland WIE Spring Networking Event – 03.21.18

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Women In Environment (WIE) and the women scientists, engineers and attorneys of David Evans and Associates, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group and Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt invite you to join them for an informal gathering of environmental professionals on March 21, 2018.  Our generous sponsors will provide drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Please RSVP by Friday, March 16, 2018. RSVP Here

We would also like to thank our Corporate Sponsors: Jacobs and Shannon & Wilson.

Location: Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, 1211 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1900, Portland, OR 97204

Parking is available beneath the building. Additional street parking is also available.


Seattle Professional Development Event – 03.14.18

You are invited to attend:

WIE Education Panel Event

Wednesday, March 14th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

We are excited to announce our first Women in Environment (WIE) Education event of 2018. For this first event, we are bringing together a unique panel of experts to discuss how to effectively work with a broad group of stakeholders to keep a project moving. The following women will be on our panel:

  • Anne Fitzpatrick – Senior Principal Geologist for Geosyntec
  • Caryn Sengupta – Water Quality Planner/Project Manager for King County
  • Carla Skaggs – Communications & Outreach Specialist with Maul Foster & Alongi
  • Molly Lawrence – Partner at Van Ness Feldman

Please join us for this interesting and insightful conversation!

Schedule Details: 4:00 to 4:30 PM Registration with light food and beverages  4:30 to 5:30 PM Panel Discussion 5:30 to 6:00 PM Networking

Location Information: The event will be hosted by Beveridge & Diamond at the Conference Center at Two Union Square located at 601 Union Street, 51st Floor, Seattle, WA 98101.

Paid parking is available in the parking garage underneath the towers. For those who park in the garage, follow the sign to “Two Union Square”. Some street parking may be available as well.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:   Beveridge&Diamond, PC, Geosyntec Consultants, and Anchor QEA.

Thank you to our 2018 Corporate Sponsors: Jacobs and Shannon & Wilson, Inc.

Portland Networking – Stone Barn Brandyworks Event – 11.09.17

Thursday, November 9, 2017

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Women In Environment (WIE) and Stone Barn Brandyworks invite you to join them for an intimate evening at the Stone Barn Brandyworks tasting room and production facility on November 9, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This event will include networking with 25 of your fellow WIE members, two drinks featuring Stone Barn Brandyworks’ delicious spirits, select tasting, light hors d’oeuvres, and a tour of the Stone Barn Brandyworks operation.

We hope to see you there! RSVP/Event Cost – RSVP by November 6, 2017. Registration for this event is capped at 25 people.

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The cost per person is $30, which is payable in advance of the event by check or Venmo. Checks should be made out to Women in Environment and sent to Women in Environment PO Box 8301, Portland, OR 97207. For payment by Venmo please contact Teresa Jacobs at teresa.jacobs@portofportland.com.

Stone Barn Brandyworks http://www.stonebarnbrandyworks.com/ produces craft distilled, regional fruit brandies, seasonal liqueurs, and single barrel whiskeys.

Location:Stone Barn Brandyworks, 3315 SE 19th Avenue, Suite B, Portland, Oregon 97202

Parking/Transit – You are welcome to park in the Hunter Davisson parking lot, the HVAC business across Pershing Street from Stone Barn.  There is plenty of room in their lot, or there is also on street parking.

Directions – Approaching from the west – head east on SE Powell Blvd., after the railroad overpass, make a right onto SE 20th Street, (the street before the light on 21st) then your next right onto SE Pershing, and then we are down one block at 19th and Pershing. Approaching from the east – head west on SE Powell Blvd, then make a left at the traffic light onto SE 21st Ave.  Make your first right onto SE Layfayette, then your next right onto SE 20th, and then a left onto Pershing, (the street after Haig) and we are down one block.


WIE North Seattle Fall Networking – 10.26.17

Join WIE for a special Halloween themed networking event (costumes are encouraged and don’t forget to bring business cards).  A bar tab will be open to attendees and once it’s gone, it’ll be a no host bar.  Due to venue restrictions attendance will be limited to 35 people, so please RSVP!

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Outlander Brewery and Pub, 225 North 36th Street, Seattle, WA 98103

Parking: Street parking is available

Transit: Several bus lines stop at the Fremont Bridge or 36th and Phinney, both walking distance to Outlander

RSVP here

This event is sponsored by Aspect Consulting.

This is one of four fall networking opportunities for WIE, so if you can’t make this one, please check out one of the other great events!!


Join WIE for Duwamish Alive! – 10.21.17

Women in Environment will be working at Herring’s House Park again this year as part of the fall Duwamish Alive! event with Seattle Parks, the Green Seattle Partnership, and Earth Corps.

This wonderful volunteer opportunity will be on Saturday October 21st from 10am-2pm rain or shine.

We’ll plant trees and shrubs and do other work needed to maintain this area which is vital to the habitat restoration efforts on the Duwamish River. Tools and snacks will be provided.

Please join us for as little or as much time as you can devote and invite your family and friends of any gender; the more hands the merrier!!

Learn more about Herring’s House Park here: http://www.duwamishalive.org/duwamish-sites/herrings-house-park/

If you have any questions or to RSVP, please contact Kathy Minsch at Kathy.Minsch@seattle.gov

WIE/AWG-PNW South Sound Networking and Education Event – 10.26.17

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

We are excited to announce the first Women in Environment (WIE)/Association of Women Geoscientists Pacific NW Chapter (AWG-PNW) Networking/Education South Sound event. For the Education portion of the event we are pleased to have the 2017 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Ed Harvey, Chief of the U.S National Park Service Water Resources Division. The title of his talk is Water Resource Stewardship in the U.S. National Park Service. You can find an abstract of his talk here. We are truly honored to have this nationally recognized distinguished lecturer come to our first South Sound event. Following the lecture, we will have a Networking event. While the Education portion of the event will be capped at 60 people, the Networking portion will be opened up to additional attendees. RSVPs for the full event (Education+Networking) come with drink tickets.

Schedule Details:

5:00 to 5:30 PM Registration

5:30 to 6:30 PM Lecture

6:30 to 7:30 PM Networking/Food and Drinks

Location Information: The Social Bar and Grill is located at 1715 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA 98402.

Free parking is available in the parking garage underneath the restaurant (look for parking spaces designated for The Social Bar and Grill). Paid parking is available on Dock Street or in the parking garage at the Museum of Glass (just down the street).

RSVP here

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:







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Seattle Eastside Fall Networking Event – 10.18.17

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

You are invited to join us at our 2017 Fall Networking Event in Bellevue! Share ideas and form relationships with your community. We encourage meeting new people (bring those business cards) and developing new relationships. This free event is fun and engaging. Delicious hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served.

We are meeting at CH2M’s Office in Bellevue, WA:  1100 112th Ave NE, #400, Bellevue, WA 98004.  Please note that carpooling and transit are recommended!

Parking: Parking is available at the CH2M building. Park under the South Building. Parking is $6 and up depending on duration.

Transit: Bellevue Transit Center is within walking distance three blocks south of CH2M building

RSVP here

This is one of four fall events offered by Seattle Branch of WIE.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

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Portland Autumn Networking Event – Save the Date! 10.25.17

October 25, 2017

5:30 to 7:00 pm

Stoel Rives LLP

760 SW 9th Ave, Suite 3000

Portland, OR 97204


Seattle Area Autumn Networking Events – Save the Dates!

2017 Fall Save the Date


Seattle Fall Networking Events:

Women in Environment is holding several Networking Events this fall throughout the Greater Seattle Area. These are opportunities to reach out to our members who live and work both in Seattle and outlying areas. Each event will have separate invitations as they get closer. In the meantime, mark your calendars!!


October 18th – CH2M Offices: 1100 112th Avenue NE, Suite 500 in Bellevue

Duwamish Alive Volunteer Event

October 21st– Herring’s House Park: 4570 West Marginal Way SW in Seattle

South Sound

October 26th – The Social Bar and Grill: 1715 Dock Street in Tacoma. This will be a joint networking and education event with the Association of Women Geoscientists.

North Seattle

October 26th – Outlander Brewery and Pub: 225 N 36th Street in Fremont

Seattle Education Event: Planning for a Secure Financial Future – 09.21.17

wie-financial seminar header-01On September 21st, we welcome local financial advisors, Alexa Meyer and Alyssa Jarman, for a Financial Planning seminar: “Planning for a Secure Financial Future”. Alexa and Alyssa are part of the Women’s Resource Group, a community outreach program that empowers women through financial education. They equip them to make smart financial decisions for themselves and their families by promoting financial literacy through seminars, lunch-and-learns, or interactive discussions. They are passionate about the topic of how to manage finances in conjunction with family and business. They have been invited to speak at corporations such as Microsoft and Amazon, as well as community organizations like Junior League and Washington Women Lawyers to bring education to women across King County.  At this lunch-and-learn you will:

  • Gain insights on key financial topics that impact you and your family’s life, including retirement planning, insurance myths, and college funding
  • Learn how you can take control of your financial future through your company benefits and other tools at your disposal
  • Be equipped with information that will help you make better financial decisions no matter what life throws your way!

Schedule Details:

  • 11:30 – 12:00pm        Registration and Lunch
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm     Presentation & Discussion

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Thursday, September 21st from 11:30 to 1:00pm (PDT)

Anchor QEA 8th+Olive Building Main Floor Conference Room 720 Olive Way  Seattle, WA 98101

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Parking:  Paid parking at the 8th+Olive building is pricey.  We recommend using the Pacific Place lot or street parking which are less expensive.

The main floor conference room is located on the first floor just past the elevators on your right.

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