WiRE Networking Meet-ups
Women Only. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Compelling Presenters. Welcoming Environment. Women Only.

Join discussions that focus on building skills and networks for jobs and roles in the energy sector. WiRE meet-ups present a welcoming and casual opportunity to meet peers, share ideas and opportunities, and educate colleagues about projects and initiatives of interest to the group. All women working in a field related to renewable energy are invited, as are students and developing professionals who are looking for perspectives on joining the renewable energy sector. 

 

Hamilton Networking Meet-Up (Women Only)

Calling all professional and technical women working in the energy sector in the GTHA. Join WiRE, Alectra Utilites and OACETT for WiRE's inaugural networking meet-up in Hamilton!

Kathy Lerette, Senior Vice President of Business Transformation at Alectra Utilities

Kathy Lerette, Senior Vice President of Business Transformation at Alectra Utilities

Our featured speaker is Kathy Lerette, Senior Vice President of Business Transformation at Alectra Utilities. In her presentation “Breaking Through the Gender Gap”, Kathy will speak about her journey through her extensive utility career, an overview of the Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity, and her involvement in project funded by Status of Women Canada.

The event include a special invitation to participate in the "Canada 150 STEM Challenge:  Overcoming Systemic Barriers for Women Choosing STEM Careers" project.  Attendees are encouraged to answer a few short questions on site to support an important project developing promising practices to overcome systemic barriers that contribute to the under representation of women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Date: Wednesday September 6th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Location: Alectra Utilities, 55 John St North, Hamilton L8N 3E4

Space is limited. Register today.


BC Interior Networking Meet Up (Women Only)

Gina McPherson, RSE, is an Electrical Safety Officer with BC Safety Authority

Gina McPherson, RSE, is an Electrical Safety Officer with BC Safety Authority

Speaker Gina McPherson, RSE, is an Electrical Safety Officer with BC Safety Authority.  She has been in the Electrical industry for 39 years, starting in Calgary, AB in 1978. She has worked on residential builds, large scale commercial buildings, as well as heavy industrial construction and maintenance for Highland Valley Copper, Logan Lake, BC.  She taught the apprenticeship and master electrician program at SAIT in Calgary, AB for 7 years. Gina is very keen on Renewable Energy and is happy to see more and more projects coming through in our region.

Date: Wednesday Sept 20th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Iron Road Brewing, 980 Camosun Crescent, Kamloops, BC, V2C 6G2Canada

Space is Limited: Register Here


Vancouver Networking Meet-Up (Women Only)

Resja Campfens will speack about the Creative Approach to the Energy Industry

Resja Campfens will speack about the Creative Approach to the Energy Industry

Resja Campfens has worked in the renewable energy sector for over 20 years and has grown from managing permitting projects, to Board Director position and the President and CEO of a public company, and now to owning her own energy business.

Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:  745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 0C5, 25th floor.  *Underground parking available in the back alley between Alberni St. and Robson St.

Space is Limited: Register Here

 

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Toronto Networking Meet-Up (Women Only)

Josie Scioli, Chief Corporate Officer for the City of Toronto,

Josie Scioli, Chief Corporate Officer for the City of Toronto,

As the Chief Corporate Officer for the City of Toronto, Josie provides leadership and strategic vision to the City's Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, Fleet Services, 311 Toronto and Environment & Energy divisions. In this role, Josie seeks opportunities to use her skills and expertise to transform organizations and focus on customer service. Prior to joining the City, Josie was a senior executive at Toronto Community Housing and led the maintenance and construction service delivery portfolio. In the communications field, Josie had 18 years of progressive experience as a senior leader at Bell Canada, one of Canada’s largest communications corporations.

Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location:  Borden Ladner Gervais: 3400-22 Adelaide St W, Toronto ON M5H 4E3

Space is Limited: Register Here


Event Photography and Videography: 
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