January 2012: WoWE Opens Rudd Mayer Fellowships for WINDPOWER 2012

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Each year, WoWE awards Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellowships to women college students or recent graduates to attend the premier networking and educational conference for the U.S. wind industry, the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER 2012.   This year’s event will happen in Atlanta GA, June 3 – 6.

WoWE created the Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellowships, named in honor of wind energy pioneer Rudd Mayer, to support women to participate in this important conference.  The Fellowships are available to women who are a currently enrolled students or recent graduates of college, university, or technical certificate programs and are interested in pursuing careers in the United States wind energy industry. Fellows are selected based on their commitment to renewable energy development, academic achievement, and potential for future leadership.

By attending WINDPOWER 2012, women exploring the wind energy field can attend seminars on current issues, view state-of-the-art technology, meet women and men in the wind energy field, and connect with employers about potential internships or permanent positions.

Please spread the word about this important opportunity to explore a rapidly growing, vital field.

Applications are due by 8AM EASTERN on Monday February 27, 2012. Awardees will be notified by early April.