By Shelli Bond I am pulled in so many directions – wind, solar, energy storage, green building initiatives, storm water treatment, etc. – I could...
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By Aldrich Reuelraj and Ida Namur At the Fifth Annual Clean Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at George Washington University (GWU) on February 15, 2019, attendees participated...
This past January I led a sold-out Green Career Workshop for Leaders in Energy, and I left feeling quite inspired by all the energy that was in the room!
In her welcoming remarks, Executive Director Janine Finnell highlighted how Leaders in Energy is building a community of leaders to advance solutions for a sustainable energy system, economy, and world.
During the workshop that followed, participants discovered insights about their career strengths and preferences and how these can be tailored for application to the new green economy, e.g. clean energy, sustainability, circular economy, resiliency, etc.
Gender inequality is acute in the energy sector, especially in fossil fuels. People interested in the clean energy space recognize that the sustainability of the energy sector is increased when stakeholders make diversity and inclusion a priority. Therefore, as energy systems are reconfigured toward more renewable systems, gender equality should be addressed and prioritized.
The 4th Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at University of Maryland (UMD), College Park on February 23, 2018 began with an opening luncheon panel for the Council of Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL). The panel showcased three exceptional women who have championed sustainable energy movements in their respective fields.
If you love the idea of making the world a cleaner, greener place, keep on reading. If you want to get paid to make the world cleaner and greener, definitely keep reading!
We have limited resources. We’re depending on the future generation to nurture a cleaner, more peaceful and productive world. But the choices we make now are critical to what will be available to us in the future. We need to take advantage of all renewable technologies: solar, wind, wave, tidal, biofuel – that will decrease our reliance on fossil fuels. As our carbon footprint gets larger, governments, businesses, and people are increasingly focused on green practices. Thus, the demand for green jobs continues to grow.
By JANINE FINNELL, Founder and Clean Energy Ambassador, Leaders in Energy This article was originally posted on Advanced Biofuels USA and is being reposted with permission. I...