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2021 U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium and Awards: Justice and Equity in Clean Energy

November 4, 2021 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Virtual Event
Event Sponsor: 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
C3E@hq.doe.gov

Clean energy, environmental justice, and social equity are at a critical juncture in the United States. All Americans should share in the benefits of the energy transition regardless of income, race, ethnicity, gender, and geographic location. These benefits include sustainable energy technologies, new job opportunities, healthier people, and a healthier planet. At this year’s tenth U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium and Awards, thought leaders will discuss the latest advances in the energy transition, this year’s U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), what lessons the United States can learn from other countries, and what U.S. successes are replicable in other countries, especially those with developing economies.

Speakers:The Honorable Jennifer M. Granholm, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of EnergyKatie Auth, Policy Director, Energy for Growth Hub (moderator)Shalanda Baker, Deputy Director for Energy Justice, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of EnergyNoël Bakhtian, Executive Director, Berkeley Lab Energy Storage Center, Lawrence Berkeley National LabSudeshna Ghosh Banerjee, Practice Manager for Europe & Central Asia, Energy & Extractives Global Practice, World Bank Sally Benson, Deputy Director for Energy, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; U.S C3E Ambassador (moderator)Tierra Bills, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wayne State UniversityDeidra D. Davis, Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University (moderator)Margot Gerritsen, Professor of Energy Resource Engineering, Stanford University (moderator)Amy Glasmeier, Professor of Economic Geography & Regional Planning, MITPaula Gold-Williams, President & CEO, CPS Energy; C3E AmbassadorJessica Granderson, Director of Building Technology, White House Council on Environmental quality, Executive Office of the PresidentXin Ma, Managing Director, Asian Platform, TotalEnergies Ventures of the Group TotalEnergies Lisa Pinsley, Director, Head of Africa Energy Infrastructure, Actis Melanie Santiago-Mosier, Deputy Director of Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States AllianceCarrie Schindler, Director of Transit & Rail Programs, San Bernardino County Transportation AuthorityRadhika Thakkar, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Greenlight PlanetCathy Zoi, CEO of EVgo