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Jobs for a Just, Equitable, and Green Future (7th Annual Green Jobs Forum) – August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
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Join us for our 7th Annual Green Jobs Forum on Thursday, August 27th, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm EDT 

Join us for our 7th Green Jobs Forum (held virtually) on Thursday, 8/27, 6-9 pm.  Learn about new deep green jobs from Justine Burt, author of “The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Sustainable World.  Hear from Martin Ogle, Founder of EntrepreneurialEarth, LLC on how  ALL CAREERS are needed to intentionally create a green/sustainable economy; get tips on green hiring opportunities from recruiters, and from those working in green jobs.


Jobs for a Just, Equitable, and Green Future: 6:00 – 6:50 pm

“Creating New Deep Green Jobs,” Justine Burt, CEO of Appracel, and author of “The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Create a Sustainable Future
“The ‘ALL Careers Approach’ To Transform Our Economy for a Sustainable World, Martin Ogle, Founder of Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC 
Moderator: Janine Finnell, Executive Director, Leaders in Energy

Green Hiring Opportunities:  7:00 pm – 7:50 pm

Hear from recruiters, hiring managers, and others in the industry on the green job market.

Catherine McLean, Founder of Dylan Green,  a strategic talent acquisition consultancy placing commercial professionals within the clean energy and technology space.
Others: (To be announced)
Moderator: Dr. Beth Offenbacker, Founder and Principal of Waterford Inc. and Director of Training and Education, Leaders in Energy

Tips on Landing or Creating a Green Job:  8:00 – 8:50 pm

Hear from Leaders in Energy members who have recently landed or created a green job.
Moderator and panelists to be announced.


Early-bird, thru 8/21
$10 adults; Student/Jobseeker $5

Regular Price
$15 adults; Student/Jobseeker $10

Ticket price includes Forum program and recording. We appreciate your support of our mission to advance clean energy and sustainable solutions for a greener, better world.


Jobs for a Just, Equitable, and Green Future: 6:00 – 6:50 pm

Justine Burt is the Founder + CEO of Appraccel, an environmental sustainability consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her new book, The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Sustainable Future, discusses how outsourcing, the gig economy, and automation have destabilized the world of work and details 30 green jobs projects the U.S. could scale up and fund to create millions of meaningful jobs. Ms. Burt specializes in sustainability behavior change in energy efficiency, alternative transportation, and waste prevention. Clients include NASA Ames Research Center, the U.S. House of Representatives, Alameda County StopWaste, businesses in manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, and retail, various universities, the Clean Coalition and the Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition. She holds degrees in Economics and Environmental Policy

Martin Ogle is the Founder of Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC, an educational consulting firm based in Boulder, Colorado which helps companies, organizations and individuals/families envision and implement sustainable ways of working and living. Mr. Ogle has been working to develop an ALL Careers Initiative and approach to promote the connection of environmental literacy and concern with ALL careers, not just the small segment of the economy made up of “environmental careers” as presently understood. Before forming Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC, Martin Ogle worked for 27 years as Chief Naturalist for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. Mr. Ogle attained B.S. and M.S. degrees in Wildlife Science from Colorado State University and Virginia Tech, respectively.

Green Hiring Opportunities: 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm

Catherine McLean is the Founder of Dylan Green, a strategic talent acquisition consultancy placing commercial professionals within the clean energy and technology space. Ms. McLean developed a passion for clean energy and technology in 2011. She worked at the United Nations developing relationships with governments on public-private partnerships and subsequently took a job as a Consultant at Acre Resources, a global recruitment firm focused on energy and sustainability. Catherine founded recruitment business McLean Ross in 2011, with a core focus on placing sales and marketing professionals within the energy and utility industry. In 2017, McLean Ross merged with global engineering recruitment business JDR Energy, creating JD Ross Energy. With a growing need for diversity in clean energy, Catherine launched Dylan Green in 2019, placing diverse professionals within the clean energy industry. She is based in Arlington, VA.


Date: August 27, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm