#TechWomen18 at Northgate Northgate celebrates our 8th year participating in TechWomen. This fall, Northgate welcomed emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to join us in our Oakland office for four weeks of mentoring and professional exchange. Participating in the TechWomen program since its initial launch in 2011, Northgate closes out the year in celebration of our 8th year of mentoring with this dynamic and inspirational program. TechWomen is an international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State that empowers, connects, and supports early to mid-career leaders from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the […]
Northgate is proud to have once again presented at the State of the Estuary Conference. The State of the Estuary Conference focuses on the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and showcases the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, recovery programs for species and habitats, and emerging challenges. This year, The 13th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference was held at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, CA. Northgates presented posters included: Applications of UAS (Drones) for Aerial Mapping for Shoreline and Wetland Restoration and Management; presented by Pascual […]
Time flies when you’re having fun! There are only three more days of the professional mentorship component of the 2016 TechWomen program that began on September 19 at 37 host companies across the San Francisco Bay Area. Northgate has been a proud participant since the first year of the program in 2011, and has hosted TechWomen Emerging Leaders (ELs) from Morocco, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, and South Africa. This year Northgate is mentoring two ELs: Lisette Shyamba from Rwanda and Ozoda Ismailova from Uzbekistan. During the 15 days that the ELs are at their host company’s office, they work alongside their […]
This past weekend, Northgate celebrated Earth Day by lending a hand at projects around Oakland. One group helped the Sierra Club Tree Team put 21 trees in the ground at the Learning Without Limits School at 40th Avenue and Carrington Street. Check out the great photos.
Join Northgate at the 2014 Air & Waste Management Association’s Conference and Exhibition, June 24-27 in Long Beach, California to learn how our team has tackled environmental challenges using innovation solutions. Come visit our booth: 219 Northgate Principal, Maile Smith, P.G., will be presenting at the A&WMA’s Conference on Wednesday. Ms. Smith’s presentation will focus on air quality monitoring during the former Oakland Army Base redevelopment. Learn more about the presentation here. Presentation Info Speaker: Maile Smith, Principal Session: Analysis of Ambient Particulate Matter Data Date: Wednesday, 6/25 Time: 2:20-2:40 Location: Room CC 103B
On March 29th, Northgate will launch the Intersection for the Environment initiative with a fundraising party to support organizations working within Oakland to revitalize and strengthen the city through community gardening. The Bay Area is currently at the forefront of a new urban agriculture revolution. Urban agriculture can provide environmental services, job opportunities, green space, and education opportunities. Urban gardens increase biodiversity and encourage environmental stewardship, and vegetation helps filter and slow storm water run-off. Our Intersection for the Environment initiative is based on a belief shared with the existing groups, that a connection to the earth strengthens our connections to each other. With […]
West Oakland residents who are concerned about how the construction of the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center might affect air quality now have an innovative new tool: the Oakland Global Air Quality Web Portal. Instead of working through public records requests or trying to make sense of large, complex data tables, the public can quickly access user-friendly charts and graphs from the portal. The public can also directly participate in the monitoring program through an interactive commenting feature. Northgate developed the Air Quality Monitoring Program for the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center project with the development team and Bay […]