The privilege and violence of forgetting…

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 […]

COVID-19 Update – May 2020

WRISE Community, I hope this message finds you as healthy as can be. As we navigate the changing times in new ways, I also hope that you feel surrounded by a community of support and care. Since my last update when shutdowns were just taking effect in NYC and around the country, things have continued to evolve […]

Note from WRISE Executive Director re: COVID-19

WRISE Community, As you likely saw in our email on March 13, WRISE has been closely monitoring the progression of COVID-19 and made the decision to cancel, postpone, or move online all of our events through the end of May 2020. Since the situation is regularly changing, I wanted to keep you informed. As many […]

WoWE Expanding to Advance Women Across the Renewable Energy Spectrum

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 […]

2017 WRISE Honors Announced at WINDPOWER 2017

Stephanie Kushner of Broadwind, Emily Williams of Edison Energy powered by Altenex and Michael Arquin of KidWind honored by WRISE, formerly WoWE at annual luncheon in Anaheim 05/25/17, 05:56 AM | Solar & Wind, Other Energy Topics The winners of the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (formerly WoWE) Awards were announced at the annual luncheon […]

WRISE award winners honored at WINDPOWER 2017

The winners of the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (formerly WoWE) Awards were announced at the annual luncheon held at AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2017 this week in California. The awards put the spotlight on professionals at the pinnacle of the industry and on the up-and-coming next generation of leaders. All three winners provide examples of achievement, […]

7 questions with: Kristen Graf, Executive Director of the new formed group WRISE

The Women of Wind Energy group changed its name this week to Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) to reflect a new focus that includes bringing more women into the solar industry. Executive Director Kristen Graf sat down with us to explain what the change really means. William Shakespeare’s Juliet once pondered (and we […]

Women of Wind Energy Rebrands as WRISE to Serve Greater Renewable Energy Space

Answering a call for representation for women across all sectors of renewable energy, the nonprofit organization Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has formally changed its name to Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE). “This is an incredible moment in time for us, not only because of the months of work and effort that […]