A Global Network for Women Advancing Clean Energy
Having moved around the world a great deal, living in Asia, Europe and the Americas and traveling extensively in Africa as well, I’ve had the benefit of very rich and varied career experiences. The wise words of others that have shaped my career most were often derived from unexpected places, and never until now that I can recall, in a formal mentoring situation.
I’ve worked in clean energy for most of the last decade,…Continue
There's been a lot of discussion recently about how few women consider careers in the energy sector – what’s going on? What are the barriers, how do we overcome them?
There are a lot of great people out there funding research about this – what are the social cues, the invisible ‘Girls Stay Out’ signs. If we can gather evidence, pin it down empirically, then we can solve it. I’m all for this.
And there are so many wonderful people who are leading useful programs - STEM…Continue
I serve as deputy laboratory director, Strategic Programs and Partnerships at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The broad and dynamic portfolio of work that I manage is both exciting and rewarding. It is from the vantage point of this role and with the hindsight of a 35-year career in energy research that I offer the following thoughts to women seeking to advance their careers in energy.
Seek every opportunity to learn. By continually seeking knowledge and…Continue