Wendy Brawer
Founding Director, Green Map System


Wendy E. Brawer is a New York-based designer, public educator and director. She is best known as creator of NYC’s Green Apple Map and as founder and director of the award-winning Green Map System, which has energized communities in over 50 countries to chart a sustainable future. In addition to producing maps and related websites (GreenMap.org, GreenAppleMap.org), books, exhibits and presentations, Wendy has taught, spoken and written on eco-design internationally since 1990. Her diverse consulting and production projects for Times Square, Liberty Science Center, and others have promoted renewable energy and highlighted waste reduction. She was Designer in Residence at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in 1997 and a 2005 Terre de Femme/Woman of Earth. Wendy chaired the national eco-committee for the Industrial Designers Society of America and co-founded O2 NYC in the mid-nineties. Find more at EcoCultural.info.


Are the tools we are creating helping humanity see itself as part of the web of life, or isolating us at a time when each person needs to be involved in assuring a more sustainable future? How do we include the marginalized, the elders, the one laptop kids, in our collaborations? We’ll use the experience behind the Green Map movement as a jumping off point for this discussion.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • EveryScape.com
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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