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Empowering females and organizations on the path to more gender parity to enable sustainable and profitable businesses

Our Story

In 2019 we started as a community of changemakers with the goal to enable more women to be at the top of the table and create a sustainable future & combat climate change.
The initiative was originally created to support women in the EIT Climate-KIC accelerator programs back in 2019.
Since then we have been holding regular events to connect & support women in green tech & social impact entrepreneurship & grown a large network of women from across the world.

In 2024, the network has developed into a large network of WoMeXn across the globe to enable diverse leadership to thrive in the Climate Innovation ecosystem.

Our Vision

Create a sutainable and secure future for all of us

Our Mission

Balancing the system to establish profitable, fair and future-proof businesses globally

Our Goals

Increase the number of WoMeXn in climate and tech companies, VCs, Start Up and enpower WoMeXn to be entrepreneurs
Increase the percentage of WoMeXn leaders in corporate to balance the system and drive more climate action
Establish diversity criteria in term sheets to enable a different culture from the beginning

Time for ACTIONS not WORDS!

We believe that gender parity in leaderships is key to successful climate action. With this initiative we want to enable more inclusiveness and enable more women to enter the field of climate tech & innovation. We want to bring men and women at the table to break down barriers, create opportunities & solve problems together.

We work across all industry Silos & enable access to people, investment & tools for women in this space that are not available today. We will leverage the potential of other similar networks to collaborate, elevate & enable global change.

Relationships & access are important for under-represented groups to succeed in these critical new industries & have significant impact on how successful humanity is in creating a more sustainable future for life on earth!

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How?

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We systematically support womxn in the climate tech & innovation sector to be able to achieve gender parity by:

Safe Space

Click here for our upcoming womxn meetings

Networking & Collaborating

Click here for our upcoming inclusive industry events

Experts

Select from our diverse expert

Coaching & Consulting

For organizations and entrepreneurs

Who?

We work closely with policymakers, corporates and organization to enable climate innovation across industries.

  • VCs & investors
  • Policymakers
  • Founders & budding entrepreneurs
  • Corporate Innovation Leaders & Investors
  • Think tanks & innovation hubs
  • Industry & Innovation Networks
  • Accelerator & incubator programs
  • Universities or research institutes
  • all womxn (& allies) who are taking action towards making the world a fairer, greener & more connected place.

Our Partners

Get involved

Interested in joining our network as womxn? Click here for our application form.

Interested in supporting our mission and benefitting from our network as an organization, please contact us here.

Meet the team

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Sarah Needham
Founder & CEO
of Womxn for Climate Tech & Innovation
&
Unique-U Coaching (B-Corp Certified)
sarah@womenxclimate.tech

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Carla Erber
Founder & COO
of Womxn for Climate Tech & Innovation
&
EIT Climate-KIC Strategic Programmes Builder
carla@womenxclimate.tech

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Doreen Rietentiet
Founder & CCO
of Womxn for Climate Tech & Innovation
&
DWR Eco - a strategic climate tech consultancy
doreen@womenxclimate.tech

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Aimee Apel
Founder & CSO
of Womxn for Climate Tech & Innovation
&
EIT Climate-KIC Strategic Programmes Orchestrator
currently on leave

Contact

Womxn for ClimateTech and Innovation

@Global Eco Transition gGmbH,
Belforter Str. 1, 10405 Berlin Germany
Phone: +49 30 609819500
equality@womxnclimate.tech

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