Founder / Executive Director - West Coast
Annie has 25 years of leadership and experience in planning, developing, and maintaining programs using sustainable, holistic approaches for social enterprises and community building worldwide. She is a current UN NGO delegate through Earth Rights Institute (ERI). She has presented at international conferences and forums on climate change, sustainable development and leadership, including at the United Nations. Ms. Goeke and ERI have worked on a wide range of initiatives and programs, including: ecological community development, fair trade, potable water solutions, waste management/recycling, urban youth programs, peace building education, economic policy reform, local organic farming collectives and markets.
ERI has developed a program "Earth Rights Institute Living Lab" that includes a pilot model immersion language/cultural educational program in Guatemala and an online course titled "Become a Leader in Sustainable Development". [ JMM: Do you want this under your bio? I put it under Living Labs ]
Her experience uniquely combines a wide breadth of knowledge about 'green' practices in the marketplace and the implementation process for sustainable development. She has developed an unmatched and local communities range of contacts and relationships with stakeholders worldwide who work on global development.
consultant, sustainable development expertise, global development consultant, non-profit administrator, non-profit management consultant, speaker on global development
Over many years, Annie has been involved as a community activist who has promoted green markets, healthy lifestyles and progressive agendas concerning one's community. Annie is also noted as a leader in the Greens and Peace movement worldwide for over a decade.
- Green Party - co-chair of the National Steering Committee and International Committee
- Delegate for the Global Greens Coordination
- Co-founder of Lancaster Greens, Green Party of PA and ASGP
- Co-founder of a local chapter Women in Black (international peace organization)
- Co-designed/taught an educational curriculum for educators on peace building
She has worked with Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and helped initiate a new international program developing the criteria and certification for sustainable development. In 2002-2004, Annie Goeke participated in the United Nations World Summit in Johannesburg, World Social Forum 2003 in Porto Alegre, UN CSD11 and 12 in NYC, and WTO in Cancun.
She is also an author and lived in numerous countries around the world. She developed a promo on the introduction of a TV series, a home style program that presents projects on how to live green.
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