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Women’s Environmental Institute Celebrates Twenty Years of Environmental Justice Leadership and Organizing Honoring PFC “whistle blower” Dr. Fardin Oliaei
May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NORTH BRANCH, Minnesota — The Women’s Environmental Institute and its founders, allies and supporters are commemorating WEI’s 20th Anniversary by gathering at Metro State University’s “Great Hall” on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 5-8 PM to celebrate and reflect on WEI’s two decades of Environmental Justice organizing and leadership. The program includes a review of WEI’s herstorical highlights, storytelling, delicious multicultural light fare, and a keynote address by Dr. Fardin Oliaei. WEI is honoring Dr. Oliaei as Minnesota’s own PFC “whistleblower”, the courageous environmental scientist who revealed her research documenting high environmental concentration of toxic PFCs (“the forever chemicals”) especially impacting low-income communities of color. More information can be found at http://wei20th.eventbrite.com or contact [email protected].