Women Bike Events
Women Bike Events
There’s nothing more powerful than uniting your efforts with people who share your passion. There’s nothing more inspiring than meeting trailblazing leaders who can help you propel progress in your community.
Register now for the 2014 National Women's Bicycling Forum!
Each year, Women Bike brings together diverse leaders and bicyclists from all backgrounds so we can share our experiences, meet our peers and strengthen our efforts nationwide. The 2014 National Bike Summit and National Women's Bicycling Forum will be held March 3-5 in Washington, D.C. The Forum will be held the day of March 3, and lead into the evening kick-off of the Summit. Register today!
Women Bike events are intended to build community, spark new ideas and provide the insight and inspiration to close the gender gap in the bicycle movement. In line with that goal, we’ll host at least two events each year, including an annual Forum at the National Bike Summit.
Read more about our past events below and stay tuned for our next event!
Director of Communications, Women Bike
March 4, 2013 — Washington, D.C.
Thank you to the more than 350 participants who attended the second annual National Women's Bicycling Forum on March 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.! With a theme of "Women Mean Business," this all-day event showcased women leaders and entrepreneurs in the bicycle industry and highlighted the economic impact and rising influence of women in the bicycle movement.
The Forum included keynote addresses from industry pioneer Georgena Terry, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (pictured above) and NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, as well as break-out sessions, a Women Bike Pop-up Shop and plenty of networking.
Photo: (From left) Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth and the New York Bike Dancers (Credit Brian Palmer)
- Women Bike Builders: Georgena Terry in discussion with Natalie Ramsland
- Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) (above)
- New York City Transportation Commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan
- Community-Based Bicycle Advocacy break-out session
- How Do we Maintain the Momentum Around Women Biking (Streetfilms)
September 13, 2012 — Long Beach, California
More than 275 participants attend the National Women's Bicycling Summit, September 13, 2012 in Long Beach, California. In partnership with the Pro Walk Pro Bike conference and Women on Bikes SoCal, this half-day event featured a keynote address, six break-out sessions, a fashion show and bike ride.
See our collection of pictures on Flickr
March 12, 2012 — Washington, D.C.
The first National Women Cycling Forum was held March 20, 2012 at the 2012 National Bike Summit. The two hour discussion was co-hosted by the Association for Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, the Alliance for BIking & Walking and the League.
Panelists included Veronica Davis (Black Women Bike DC), Nelle Pierson (Washington Area Bicyclist Association), Marla Streb (former Mountain Bike Champion), Andrea Garland (Alta Planning + Design), Cornelia Neal (Royal Netherlands Embassy) and Elysa Walk (Giant Bicycles).