We are excited about our line-up of speakers and exhibitors for the Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza!. Reminder, our early bird rate for registration ends today.

Check out the job postings at BCS and NARUC in our Green Jobs Corner.

See some of the photo highlights and learn more about our recent Four Generations awardees in our recap article which is now available on our blog.
Extra, Extra! Come to Our Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza!
Leaders in Energy is partnering with The Association of Energy Engineers-National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) to conduct our 5th Annual CWEEL Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University on Friday, February 15th, from 11 am – 8 pm.

We're focusing on “Getting to Net Zero Emissions in Energy, Carbon, Water, and Waste” this year and things are shaping up for a fantastic event. Our Women's Leadership Panel will highlight Career Perspectives in Cleantech." Our University and Business Showcase panels and exhibitors will examine innovative solutions in clean technologies, policies, products, and services. There will also be a Networking Reception for attendees to participate in.

  • Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) Luncheon Panel: “Career Perspectives in Cleantech from Women Leaders.” (11 am – 1:45 pm)
  • Moderator: Ida Namur, CEP, Operations Manager, Southeast Services, AECOM and AEE NCC Program Chair
  • Solome Girma, CEM, LEED GA, Director, Program Management Office at District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility
  • Nadia Rhazi Khawar, Global Energy Group Manager at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Annika Moman, Senior Vice President, Power & Energy Services, AECOM
  • Lindsey Robinett Shaw, LEEP AP O+M, EEP, Manager, Energy and Sustainability Programs

  • University and Business Showcase Panels – Getting to Net Zero Emissions in Energy, Carbon, Water, and Waste (2:00 – 6:00 pm); Showcase Exhibitors will be available throughout the entire day.

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Getting to Zero Emissions & The Energy Transition, Todd M. La Porte, Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
  • University Panel Moderator: Farah Singer, PhD, Research Associate, A. James Clark School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Maryland
  • Meghan Chapple, Director, Office of Sustainability & Senior Advisor, University Sustainability Initiatives, George Washington University
  • Sally DeLeon, Project Manager, University of Maryland, Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability & Risk
  • Chauncey Jenkins, Facilities Manager, University of Maryland
  • Margaret Lo, University Sustainability Director, George Mason University
  • Business Panel: An array of selected Showcase Exhibitors

  • Networking Reception (6:00 – 8:00 pm). 

Registration includes ALL three events—luncheon career panel, university + business panels and showcase; and the evening reception. Early bird pricing is available thru Thursday, Feb. 7th and there is also student/job seeker discounts.

Volunteer and receive a free pass! Roles include registering attendees, writing a blog article on a panel, livetweeting, and more! Contact Marcia Rock, LE Volunteer Coordinator, at Students - contact AEE NCC GW Student Advisor, Chris Perry at
Join our Showcase Exhibitors! Show your innovative energy, water, and waste solutions! Learn more in the sponsorship button below.
Green Jobs Corner
Check out these job opening from local companies and organizations:

BCS: Senior Utility Analyst, Full Time, Arlington, VA. See the position description here.

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), Program Officer, Center for Partnerships & Innovation. See the position description here.
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