Annual Luncheon

WRISE’s Luncheon is held at AWEA’s WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition. This not-to-be-missed event is open to conference attendees of any gender and offers an opportunity to network with others that support WRISE’s mission to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women in renewable energy.

2018 Luncheon

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT

Location: WINDPOWER 2018 Chicago, IL

Tickets are available through regular WINDPOWER REGISTRATION >
During step 5 of the regular registration process you can add the WRISE Luncheon to your ticket.

2018 Lunch Program

Join us for a moderated discussion on gender, equity and inclusion in the energy sector.

Donna Hope – Moderator
Consultant: Diversity and Inclusion

Danielle Merfeld
Chief Technology Officer
GE Renewable Energy

Lauren Sugerman
National Policy Director
Chicago Women in Trades

Celebrate 2018 Rudd Mayer Fellows

Casey Fontana
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sarah Fischer
Ohio State University

Elpiniki Apostolaki Iosifidou
University of California – Berkeley

Delaney Williams
Bryn Mawr College

Jeri Wisman
Old Dominion University

Usgal Zandanbal
Pennsylvania State University

Celebrate 2018 Wind at Our Backs Scholars

Ashley Hobbs
High Plains Technology Center

Amanda McAulay
Mesalands Community College

Elaine Schalen-Hutchison
MIAT College of Technology

Erin Vazquez
Texas State Technical College

Desiree Walker
Mesalands Community College

Rudd Mayer Fellowship Underwriting Sponsors

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Wind at Our Backs Scholarship Sponsor