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May 2019 Movers and Shakers and Job Openings

05/17/19

Johnna Guinty is now VP of Marketing at Savion Mackenzie Tocco is now at Avangrid Teran Smith is now at SunChase power Glenna Wiseman is now a director at SunSpec Alliance Erin Vasquez (past RM fellow) now a field service tech at LM Liz Lachowitzer now at US Water Alexandra Kroger now Energy Program Director at Energy Coop Tamara Toles O’Laughlinnow North America […]

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North American Clean Energy|| WRISE Works with Industry Leaders to Support a Diversified Workforce at WINDPOWER 2019

05/16/19

WRISE has selected six 2019 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and plans to recognize them at the group’s luncheon on Wednesday, May 22nd during the WINDPOWER 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Houston. Read the full article>

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Renewable Energy Magazine || Solar industry releases new diversity and inclusion reports with SEIA’s new  #DiversityChallenge for energy organizations

05/08/19

Solar companies are doing a better job of tracking employee demographics and generally provide positive work environments for their employees, but senior leadership in the industry lacks diversity and gaps remain in wages and job satisfaction, according to a comprehensive study by The Solar Foundation, in partnership with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).   […]

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Think Progress || The solar industry is booming, but most of the rewards only go to white men

05/07/19

Organizations committed to equity within the renewable energy sector expressed some dismay at the numbers. “I am so thankful for the solar industry’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, but we still have a great deal of work to do to make the kind of progress we need to see and to take full […]

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Get to know your 2019 WRISE Leadership Forum Co-Chairs

01/22/19

  Get to know your Leadership Forum Co-Chairs: Priyanka Duvvuru Meet Priyanka Duvvuru. Priyanka is on the Investment Team at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, where she focuses her time on evaluating renewable and water infrastructure opportunities. Prior to Stonepeak, Priyanka was a Project Developer at Clean Line Energy, where she worked to develop long distance transmission […]

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Recent Press Releases:

WRISE welcomes new board members to support work towards strong diversified workforce

06/25/19

Two years after broadening work across the renewable energy industry, organization continues to offer programs in support of a robust renewable energy economy Brooklyn, NY-  Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) is excited to welcome three new women to their Board of Directors. These new board members represent the renewable industry at large […]

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Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) works with industry leaders to support a diversified workforce at WINDPOWER 2019

05/15/19

Six Rudd Mayer awardees will attend this year’s trade show and be recognized during the WRISE Luncheon at WINDPOWER Brooklyn, NY —WRISE has selected six 2019 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and plans to recognize them at the group’s luncheon on Wednesday, May 22nd during the WINDPOWER 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Houston. Meet the 2019 […]

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WRISE Statement on New Diversity and Inclusion Report With a #DiversityChallenge for Energy Organizations

05/06/19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2019 WRISE Statement on New Diversity and Inclusion Report With a #DiversityChallenge for Energy Organizations Statement from Kristen Graf, Executive Director of Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy “ A robust renewable energy economy is a critical piece of tackling the climate crisis and starts with a strong diversified […]

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Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) works with industry leaders to support a diversified workforce at WINDPOWER 2018

04/27/18

Six Rudd Mayer awardees will be joined by five Wind at Our Backs Scholars and recognized during the WRISE Luncheon Brooklyn, NY —WRISE has selected six 2018 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and five 2018 Wind at Our Backs scholars and plans to recognize them at the group’s luncheon on Wednesday, May 9th during the WINDPOWER 2018 […]

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WoWE Expanding to Advance Women Across the Renewable Energy Spectrum

07/13/17

Providing more resources, networking, and programming beyond the wind industry sector Brooklyn, NY: Building on 10 years of successfully implementing Women of Wind Energy’s (WoWE) mission through proven infrastructure and progressive programming, WoWE is excited to take this next step in advancing women across the renewable energy spectrum. In order to fully live the WoWE mission […]

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