If gender-diverse companies financially outperform their less inclusive counterparts, then why do women make up only 24% of the solar industry? Why does this discrepancy exist and how can we work to eradicate it? Kaitlin Borstelmann of Portland Oregon Women in Renewables and Elemental Energy (POWER) has a few ideas. We spoke to her about the […]
In a recent conversation with a young woman, I had an epiphany about why working in solar is good for the soul. She had just returned from volunteering in Greece to help Syrian refugees receive care and assistance upon entry into the country. While listening to her, I began to think that perhaps my job […]
We met Terry Jester, CEO of Silicor Materials, at the WiSE Luncheon during the ASES Solar 2015 Conference at Penn State. She spoke with us about her role as CEO, the benefits of solar silicon, Silicor’s Icelandic expansion and her advice for success in the field.
Tell us your story… how did you get involved in […]
The Solar Women Summer Series continues! Meet Elizabeth Case and Rachel Woods-Robinson, the young women behind Cycle For Science, a cross-country education initiative and journey.
What is Cycle For Science? Why did you set out on this journey?
Rachel: Cycle for Science is both a journey and a cause. Elizabeth and I decided to bicycle across the country because we wanted an adventure […]
The Solar Women Summer Series continues with Co-Owner and Director of Strategic Planning & Initiatives at Namasté Solar, Amanda Bybee.
Namasté Solar provides PV design, engineering, installation, maintenance, and consulting services to residential, commercial, builder, non-profit, and government customers throughout the U.S., with a mission to propagate the responsible use of solar energy, pioneer conscientious business practices, and […]