COOL: Women Leaders Reversing Global Warming

  • 04/13/2023
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Via Webinar


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COOL: Women Leaders Reversing Global Warming

With IWF NorCal member Paola Gianturco

Thursday, April 13
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Pacific)

Join us for a special virtual event with IWF NorCal member and author/photographer Paola Gianturco, who will present slides and stories from her new photographic book, "COOL: Women Leaders Reversing Global Warming," which was co-authored with her 11-year-old granddaughter. The book features 27 women climate leaders in 10 countries around the world and Paola will share slides and stories from interviews with these climate leaders. The stories will inspire you to act, and Paola will suggest lots of ways you can do that. All author royalties from the book go to The Women’s Earth Alliance, and a tree will be planted for every book that’s sold. 

Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Pacific)

Location: Webinar via Zoom

Cost: Free, but registration is required to participate (webinar link and details will be included in the registration confirmation e-mail.)

Speaker Bio:

Paola Gianturco, author/photographer, has documented women’s issues in 63 countries. COOL is her seventh book about women and girl activists around the world. Her images have been exhibited at the United Nations, UNESCO, The Field Museum/Chicago, and more. She lectures internationally, presented a TED talk in Dubai, and has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, NPR, and Voice of America programs, among others. Paola co-developed and taught Executive Institutes on Women and Leadership at Stanford University. She served on the Board of the Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and currently sits on the advisory boards of two nonprofits, Rise Up and Global Grandmothers. In 2014, Women’s e-News named her one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century.” In 2017, the YWCA inducted her into the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame.

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