Green Festival Speakers

Wendy Brawer



Best known as Founding Director of Green Map System, Wendy E. Brawer is an eco-designer and social innovator focused on sustainable community development through local leadership. From her original 1992 New York Green Map, the movement has spread to 60 countries, supported and linked by the participatory tools, icons, multimedia and events Wendy has co-created and shared at GreenMap.org. Her local New York Green Maps highlight her areas of expertise, including energy & climate, composting & local food, cycling & shared mobility.

Green Map’s honors include the Papanek Social Design Award, the US National Sustainability Award, Living Labs Global and Treehugger Best of Green.

As a consultant and accelerator active for 20 years, Wendy has been appointed Designer in Residence at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, an Utne Visionary, Honorary Citizen of Nagakute Japan (host city of EXPO 2005) and Woman of Earth/Terre de Femme, as seen at http://ecocultural.info" target="_blank">EcoCultural.info.