To increase gender diversity in the local solar industry, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit organization that makes solar power and job training accessible to underserved communities, is hosting its first all-women’s solar build today in the District. This “We Build” event, sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), marks the local launch of GRID’s national Women in Solar Program, an effort to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive solar industry by providing pathways to technical careers for women, highlighting the voices of women of color in the industry, and providing national leadership on solar workforce diversity.
WASHINGTON, DC (MARCH 23, 2017) – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting its Women’s Empowerment East Coast Summit on April 6 in Washington, D.C. Started last year, SEIA’s Women’s Empowerment Series aims to educate, connect, and provide thought leadership for and from women in the solar industry.
This Summit is a joint initiative created through a partnership with SEIA's Women's Empowerment Committee and OSEIA. The event aims to facilitate education, connections, and provide thought leadership in the solar industry. Hear from key industry leaders as we cover relevant topics related to leadership, diversity, policy, and others.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is bringing its highly successful Women's Empowerment Series to the West Coast with Women's Empowerment: Leaders in Solar Energy kicking off in San Francisco on Oct. 20. It comes on the heels of a standing room only event in Washington, D.C., earlier this year.