Rachel’s Network is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization that empowers and supports women environmental funders. We are hiring a Membership and Development Director to grow our West Coast membership and support our mission of promoting women as impassioned leaders dedicated to the stewardship of the earth.
Rachel’s Network members serve on the boards of organizations like Defenders of Wildlife, National Parks Conservation Association, NatureServe, Planned Parenthood, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Union of Concerned Scientists, Boys and Girls Club, Environmental Film Fest in the Nation’s Capital, International Fund for Animal Welfare, and many more. We help members like Kimberley reach their potential as funders, board members, and advocates through a board placement program, events, connections to experts, and discussion forums.
Women join Rachel’s Network for all kinds of reasons: for ideas, for support, for access to leading environmental thinkers. Member Elena Marszalek joined the Network in 2015 seeking peers and mentors to help her along her journey as Director of Del Mar Global Trust. We asked Elena about her experience with the Network.
Green 2.0 Executive Director Whitney Tome, a leading voice in the effort for greater inclusion and diversity in the environmental field, has joined Rachel’s Network as an Advisor. Through Green 2.0, Whitney has published the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement and works with partners to increase their data transparency, accountability, and action.
Ocean Conservancy CEO Janis Searles Jones, a lawyer, advocate and marine conservation expert, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison. Janis leads Ocean Conservancy’s work on tackling the pervasive and growing problem of marine debris, risky oil and gas development in places like the Arctic, climate change and ocean acidification, sustainable fisheries, and more.