Wendy Brawer

Green Map System, Founder, Executive Director

Wendy created the first Green Map of New York City in 1992. Since then, she has published nearly 20interactive and printed Green Maps. Wendy initiated the global Green Map System in 1995 and continues to lead its development as it spread to 65 countries. She also directs a Lower East Side eco ­design firm that focuses on energy, resiliency and green living. Wendy has taught at NYU, Cooper Union and presented at more than 50 universities and conferences. Recognition includes being Designer in Residence, Smithsonian Cooper­ Hewitt National Design Museum, an Utne Visionary, a Woman of Earth/Terre de Femmes, recipient of a Sea Change Award and a Spring 2017 TED talk residency.