Join the conversation with four wāhine toa or women leaders about what they learned from 2020. Hear their call to bring us to where we need to be psychologically, spiritually and physically, to tackle the social and environmental challenges of our time.
The first ten people to book into all four events in this series will receive a $20 voucher for the EcoMatters Store. See below for terms and conditions.
This series is part of EcoFest West 2021, a month-long celebration of our stunning environment. Check out more than 120 events at ecofest.org.nz.
Dee West is the co-founder of ChargeNet, the largest privately owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world. Dee will be sharing the story of going from globe-trotting EV champion to her new focus on hyper local sustainability solutions.
Dr. Nicole van der Laak
Dr. Nicole van der Laak holds a PhD in materials science from Cambridge University and is the Senior Commercialisation Manager at Wellington UniVentures. In this talk, Nicole will reflect on what she has learnt about innovation and her journey to sustainability.
Dr. Karlo Mila
Dr. Karlo Mila is an award-winning poet whose work focuses on Pasifika culture, heritage and worldview. Her poems have been widely published. Her latest book is called Goddess Muscle. Karlo will reflect on what 2020 meant for her and read from her new work.
Robin Taua-Gordon is the Heritage and Environment Manager at Te Kawerau ā Maki and has a deep knowledge of the history of her iwi. Robin will share her reflections about what Covid-19 has meant for her and the tribe.
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EcoFest West is funded by the Henderson-Massey, Waitākere Ranges and Whau local boards.
Terms and Conditions for Voucher Giveaway
The first ten people to book into all four events in this series will receive a $20 voucher for the EcoMatters Store.
- Offer available until 8pm on Wednesday 24 March 2021.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org after you have booked your tickets in order to claim your voucher.
- Once your voucher has been issued, your tickets for this series will be non-refundable.