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Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) and GRID Alternatives announce winners of solar fellowship

09/07/21

The eight Rising Solar Fellows selected are aspiring solar professionals looking to pursue a career in renewable energy WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced the 2021 Rising Solar Fellowship recipients. The fellowship is an opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds who are interested in solar careers to network, receive mentorship and professional development. Part of […]

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WRISE launches Speakers Bureau to support increased diversity in renewable energy public discourse

06/30/21

Newly launched public database provides conference organizers with access to qualified diverse speakers for public engagements. Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainability (WRISE) launched its new Speakers Bureau today. The Speakers Bureau is a public, searchable database of qualified speakers willing to speak, present and engage on renewable energy topics. The database will be an […]

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WRISE announces 2021 Rudd Mayer Fellowship and Wind at Our Backs recipients

05/21/21

The eight awardees will be recognized at WRISE virtual luncheon happening next month Brooklyn, NY —WRISE has selected six 2021 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and two 2021 Wind at Our Backs Scholars. Each year, WRISE awards fellowships on a competitive basis to women and other underrepresented genders who are college students or recent graduates. The […]

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The privilege and violence of forgetting…

04/22/21

The Atlanta shootings happened on March 16. Just over a month ago. The news cycle, the chaos of our lives, the overwhelming amount of information, the access to an infinite global array of stories, all seem strategically designed to make sure we get distracted, make sure we forget, make sure we fall into the current […]

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WRISE Member Profile: Meet Nila Cousar

04/21/21

  Nila Cousar WRISE Los Angeles Chapter Director   What is your favorite part of WRISE? WRISE reminds me of the strength of women in the community. I am on a mission to ensure the benefits of clean energy are accessible to everyone for an inclusive and green economy. WRISE creates space to share and […]

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Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) and GRID Alternatives announce winners of solar fellowship

09/07/21

The eight Rising Solar Fellows selected are aspiring solar professionals looking to pursue a career in renewable energy WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced the 2021 Rising Solar Fellowship recipients. The fellowship is an opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds who are interested in solar careers to network, receive mentorship and professional development. Part of […]

READ MORE >

WRISE launches Speakers Bureau to support increased diversity in renewable energy public discourse

06/30/21

Newly launched public database provides conference organizers with access to qualified diverse speakers for public engagements. Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainability (WRISE) launched its new Speakers Bureau today. The Speakers Bureau is a public, searchable database of qualified speakers willing to speak, present and engage on renewable energy topics. The database will be an […]

READ MORE >

WRISE announces 2021 Rudd Mayer Fellowship and Wind at Our Backs recipients

05/21/21

The eight awardees will be recognized at WRISE virtual luncheon happening next month Brooklyn, NY —WRISE has selected six 2021 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and two 2021 Wind at Our Backs Scholars. Each year, WRISE awards fellowships on a competitive basis to women and other underrepresented genders who are college students or recent graduates. The […]

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WRISE announces Keynote Speakers for 2021 Virtual Leadership Forum

01/13/21

Leaders from across the renewable industry will connect virtually this February for the inspiring event Brooklyn, NY — Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) announced a dynamic lineup of keynote speakers for the upcoming Leadership Forum taking place virtually on February 15-18. The 2021 WRISE Leadership Forum Keynote Speakers are: Nwamaka Agbo, Founder […]

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WRISE welcomes four renewable industry leaders to board of directors

10/08/20

Brooklyn, NY —  Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) announced today that Becky Diffen, Lan Adair Sasa, Daniela Toleva and Yoomin Hong have joined the organization’s board of directors. These new board members represent the renewable industry at-large and bring new perspectives and expertise to support the growing programs now offered across the […]

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