WoWE Leadership Forum: Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.




WoWE Leadership Forum 2014

Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.

Program Co-Chairs:   
Trudy Forsyth, Wind Advisors, WoWE Board Member 
Kim Centera, Centera Land and Title Services
(Past-Chair)  Raheleh Folkerts, RES Americas



MONDAY, November 17, 2014

1:00 - 4:00pm
Crowdsourcing your Professional Development

Afternoon Optional and Informal Structured Networking Opportunity

6:00 - 8:30pm
Evening Welcome Reception
Co-hosted by WoWE San Diego Chapter through its contributors:
Latham & Watkins, Stoel Rives and EDF Renewable Energy


TUESDAY, November 18, 2014 (Times To Be Announced, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

8:00 AM - Registration Opens (Breakfast provided)


Welcome and Opening Remarks

Networking Session

California Lessons Panel

Randy Hoyle, Terra-Gen

Lorelei Oviatt, Kern County Planning Department
Nancy Rader, CalWEA

Leadership Skills Training

Presenter: Lorri Sulpizio, Lotus Leadership Institute

Networking Lunch

Industry Trends

Principles in Practice Session 1 and 2

Skills session leaders:
Carol Brooks, Cornerstone Management Skills
Lisa Carp, EDF Renewable Energy
Laura Curley, Ticor Title
Lauren Glickman, WindyGlick Communications
Gulsum Rustemoglu, Global Environmental Permitting
Cathy Syme, Eurus Energy

Wise Women Panel and Q&A

In an engaging moderated conversation panelists share experiences of becoming a leader within their companies and organizations, discuss how they entered the field, challenges they have faced along the way, strategies they have used to advance, and expectations about the future of renewable energy and/or women in the workplace.

Cathy Syme - Assistant Vice President Commercial Management at Eurus Energy America Corporation
Shalini Ramanathan - VP Origination at RES Americas
Stephanie Kushner - Chief Financial Officer at Broadwind Energy
Krista Kisch - Vice President, Project Development at Apex Clean Energy