Affinity spaces for Adventurous Women

The Case for Affinity Spaces

Affinity spaces, in a traditional sense, are spaces in which people bond over a shared interest. A chess club, for example, is an affinity space. In some ways, so is a country club. But affinity spaces can have much greater social impacts, too. Identity-based affinity

Workshops for Adventurous Women

Summer Solstice Workshop Series

Summer is upon us!  This Saturday, June 20th, is the Summer Solstice marking the longest day of the year!  Summer Solstice is a celebration of the sun and nature, it’s a time of reflection and one’s inner spiritual journey, it’s a time of new beginnings,

Adventures Women Resources

anti-racism resources and action items

At AdventurUs Women, we believe in the transformative power of the outdoors for women. The outdoors offers opportunities for risk, growth, bonding, joy, and empowerment. Our spaces are designed to foster inclusive and affirming environments for women of all races, ages, sizes, abilities, and experience

Elle with cow at animal sanctuary

Meet the Team: Elle Biesemeyer, Editorial Intern

Time to Meet the Team! We are excited to welcome our Summer 2020 intern, Elle Biesemeyer. Elle (she/her/hers) is a rising senior at Scripps College majoring in Writing & Rhetoric and Anthropology. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, the outdoors have been an integral part of

Hiking mom and kids

Day Hiking 101: An introduction to hiking

So you want to go hiking? Awesome! We are stoked that you want to go hiking and want you to LOVE it as much as we do. Let's talk about Day Hiking 101! We hope this blog post answers some questions you may have, provides

Adventurous Women reading maps

18 Ways to Battle Cabin Fever

I recently came up with 18 ways to battle cabin fever when I was asked to give a virtual presentation, "Tips on Battling Cabin Fever", to the women@ and outdoors@ Amazon employee groups. The goal was to share ways to stay excited and motivated about