Join the Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) at the Impact Hub San Francisco for networking and a talk on wildlife conservation with a focus on Asian elephants in Sri Lanka. The speaker, Shermin de Silva, is the president of Trunks and Leaves, a nonprofit that seeks to promote the conservation of wild Asian elephants and numerous species that share their habitat through science and education in elephant range countries and abroad. Dr. de Silva has won multiple grants and fellowships to support her unique research and was recently featured in the BBC documentary "Sri Lanka, Elephant Island." She is currently a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Colorado State University. Read more about Shermin de Silva and her work in this recent National Geographic article.
Speaker: Shermin de Silva, President of Trunks and Leaves
Date: August 14, 2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Location: Minna Wing, Impact Hub San Francisco, 901 Mission Street (near Powell Street BART)
Cost: $10 (free if you are an Impact Hub member)*
6:30-7:00pm Networking with appetizers and drinks in the Minna Wing
7:00-7:30pm Presentation and discussion
7:30-8:00pm Post-presentation networking
*Space is limited and registration ends at 12:00 noon on August 14. Please register early!
WEN extends a special thanks to the Impact Hub for co-hosting this event. Impact Hub is a global community of entrepreneurs, activists, artists, and professionals who believe in the power of business to accelerate social and environmental change. Learn more at www.ImpactHubBayArea.com
The Women's Environmental Network (WEN) is an educational resource and networking community for professional women who work in the environmental field in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. WEN attracts a broad spectrum of women working in the sustainability and environmental fields. We organize events and outings on a monthly basis, including networking happy hours, career-building workshops, book groups, hikes, and other social meet-ups with an emphasis on promoting sustainability.
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