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WRISE Member Profile: Meet Amanda Fornelli

12/23/19

  Amanda Fornelli Strategic Partner 2R Group WRISE Los Angeles Program Director   How did you get involved with WRISE? I first heard of WRISE back in 2018 when I attended the Chicago chapter’s WRISE & Wine Annual Tasting & Fundraiser and was incredibly thrilled to find a community of like-minded women to talk about renewable […]

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Support WRISE on GivingTuesday and double your impact!

11/25/19

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. WRISE depends on the generosity of renewable energy businesses, nonprofit partners, foundations, […]

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WRISE Member Profile: Meet Britta von Oesen

10/21/19

Britta von Oesen Managing Director CohnReznick Capital WRISE Member   How did you get involved with WRISE? I work with CohnReznick Capital, a renewable energy investment bank and active member of SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association). I was chair of the SEIA Women’s Empowerment Sub-Committee, and tasked with identifying organizations that SEIA would want to partner […]

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Solar Industry || New Board Members Join Women Of Renewable Industries And Sustainable Energy

06/26/19

Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) has welcomed three women to its board of directors: Jessica Booker, Julia Bovey and Katy Briggs. Booker is the founder and CEO of The Booker Group LLC, Bovey is the director of external affairs at Equinor Wind US and Briggs is DNV GL’s global service area leader […]

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Windpower Engineering and Development || WRISE Welcomes New Board Members

06/26/19

Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) welcomes three new women to its Board of Directors. These new board members represent the renewable industry at large and will support the growing programs now offered across the full spectrum of renewable energy. Recently, Bloomberg NEF released their 2019 New Energy Outlook that projects nearly 50% […]

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

09/10/19

Six Rising Women SPI Fellows selected to attend this year’s Solar Power International for networking and career development as part of both organizations’ workforce diversity efforts   Brooklyn, NY —WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced their selection of six women for the 2019 Rising Women SPI Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for women from […]

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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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