After a two-year wait, we are excited to announce that the 4th annual Women In Sustainable Energy networking event is back on June 8 in downtown Vancouver! This annual event, hosted by the BC Sustainable Energy Association Vancouver chapter, creates a space for women to meet, mingle, and learn about the role that women play in sustainable energy. Guests are invited to connect with mentors from a cross-section of the energy sector as they share their career path and industry insights.
Here’s a list of our confirmed mentors. We will update this list as we confirm more mentors.
- Adriana Velázquez, Senior Project Engineer (Solid Waste) at Metro Vancouver
- Bowinn Ma, Minister of State for Infrastructure at the BC Government
- Darla Simpson, Sustainability Services Manager at SES Consulting
- Dawn-Marie Barreira, Industrial Energy Manager at TRIUMF
- Elyse Henderson, Associate Energy and Sustainability Consultant at RDH
- Helen Brennek, Senior Consultant at Quinn & Partners Inc.
- Iona Bonamis, Transportation Planner at City of Vancouver
- Isabelle Deguise, Director of Asset Development at Evolugen
- Kel Coulson, Policy and Engagement Lead at Carbon Engineering
- Lily Hetherington, Electrical Designer at Integral Group
- Martina Soderlund, Principal and Director and Building Performance Specialist at reLoad Sustainable Design Inc.
- Mary McWilliam, Curriculum Manager of Zero Energy/Emission Buildings Learning Centre at BCIT
- Nicole Chan, Energy Roadmap Lead – Climate 2050 at Metro Vancouver
- Nicole Cook, Director of Operations at SES Consulting
- Patricia Lightburn, Senior Consultant at Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors
- Robyn Wark, Manager of Advanced Demand Side Management at BC Hydro
- Tanya Paz, Principal at Tanya Paz Consulting
- Hilal Savas, Circular Economy Specialist at Dillon Consulting
- Sabina Russell, Principal at Zen Clean Energy Solutions
- Suzanne Goldberg , Director of Policy at ChargePoint
- Veronica Owens, Project Manager at WSP
- Inger Miller, Program Manager, Sustainable Transportation (Plug in BC) at Fraser Basin Council
- Sara Ganowski, Manager, E-Mobility Canada, EY
Registration includes event access, as well as one free drink and appetizers. If the ticket price is a barrier, please send an email to wise[ @ ] bcsea.org to discuss our funded tickets.
If you would like to support the BCSEA’s work, we are accepting donations as a charitable organization: https://bcsea.org/contribute/