A Tribute to a True Innovator: Bill Galt, Pioneer of the Health Food Industry – and a Close Friend, Mentor and Colleague – Dies at 89

Imagine going into a restaurant today and not being able to order fresh vegetables and organic salads.  We owe the fact that we can – and have been able to for the past 35 years – to one of the most remarkable people, Bill Galt, Founder of The Good Earth Restaurant chain, and the pioneer… Continue reading A Tribute to a True Innovator: Bill Galt, Pioneer of the Health Food Industry – and a Close Friend, Mentor and Colleague – Dies at 89

Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on ‘Bossy,’ the Other B-word

Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on ‘Bossy,’ the Other B-word Confident girls are often called the other B-word, and it can keep them from reaching their full potential, write Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez Sheryl: When my brother and sister describe our childhood, they will say that I never actually played as a child but instead… Continue reading Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez on ‘Bossy,’ the Other B-word

Seeing No Resource, She Created Her Own

An interview with Leda Huta, founder of DC EcoWomen, a non-profit organization that provides an educational forum for women that empowers women to become leaders in the environmental community and the world.

Washington DC Festival Showcases Green Living

The 2012 DC Green Festival, which bills itself as the “nation’s largest and most trusted green living event,” put down temporary roots in Washington DC from September 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  The event featured a packed schedule of events on a dozen stages, including a Green Business stage, a Fair Trade… Continue reading Washington DC Festival Showcases Green Living

Driving Innovation at Fashion Week 2012: Sustainability and Independence

Fashion Week 2012 in New York this past week showed that the latest muse is sustainability, and that this values-driven focus is giving birth to a stronger independent streak as well. Some of us thought it was settled that “sustainable” meant triple bottom line — people, planet, profit. But because the “profit” part gets tricky… Continue reading Driving Innovation at Fashion Week 2012: Sustainability and Independence

Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, according to Washington Post

An article published June 25 in the Washington Post declared, “Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, 4th Estate analysis finds.”  This nonsense is exactly what gets us fired up at Green Connections Radio™. If this lack of women experts in the news makes you angry, please contribute to Green Connections Radio™ to give… Continue reading Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, according to Washington Post

The “Fierce Urgency” to Increase Women’s Leadership in ARPA-E — Blame All Around

Women control $12 trillion of the global economy and make about 80% of the purchasing decisions, according to the Boston Consulting Group (not exactly a feminist-leaning company). The Washington Post says “Fixing the Economy: It’s Women’s Work” and that the “Fortune 500 firms with the best records of putting women at the top were 18… Continue reading The “Fierce Urgency” to Increase Women’s Leadership in ARPA-E — Blame All Around