Join our network of innovators and investors supporting women-led ClimateTech startups.

What Is

The Sustainable Women's Network is a community of ClimateTech innovators and investors creating more opportunities for women-led businesses to be funded and celebrated. 

We believe that solutions for the climate crisis must originate from diverse leaders, and backed by diverse investors, to reflect the communities and industries facing climate risk. 

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What does SWN do?

INDUSTRY PANELS Join exclusive industry panel events with some of the top leaders in the sustainability sector.

INVESTOR PITCHES Pitch to investors and known industry players for the opportunity to gain investment, industry insights and tailored feedback.

FOUNDER STORIES Gain insights to the inner workings of what it takes to grow a sustainability led business, from some of the most prominent female founders within the sector.

NETWORKING Expand your network by attending our in-person events and through our SWN online community where you can share learnings with other like minded peers.


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About Us

We are a small team committed to increasing visibility, accessibility and awareness for women working in sustainability.

Julie Blane 

Mandy Nyarko 

Polly Lorelli 

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Co-Founder & Chairwoman

Communications Partner

“I am passionate about building capacity for investors, from angels to generalist VCs, to identify quality climate dealflow, collaborate on insights and fund more women-led climate ventures.”

“I’m a visionary and artist, innovation and venture capital are my paint brush, I’m painting the world I believe should exist one business at a time!”

I'm a strategic communicator, empowering founders and their companies to stand out in a noisy marketplace, demystifying complex ideas and bringing founders’ visions to reality.

Join US 

The Sustainable Women's Network has been set up for women-led teams who are working to create sustainable solutions in the following industries:

Food and 



Software & Digital Solutions


Oil and Gas



Circular Economy

Proud to partner

SWN works in partnership to build capacity for women-led climatech ventures to enter the early stage funding eco system. If you would like more information on partnering with us please email by clicking the button below.