WiRE Networking Meet-ups
Women Only. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Compelling Presenters. Welcoming Environment. Women Only.

Join monthly discussions that focus on building networks for jobs and roles in the renewable 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. 

Leah Nelson Guay founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Nations Power Authority     

Leah Nelson Guay

founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Nations Power Authority     

Calgary WiRE Networking Meet Up

Registration Required - Women Only Please:

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WOMEN ONLY PLEASE.
April 19, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Where: The Swine and Sow, 131 6 Ave SW  Calgary, AB T2G 2C4
Cost: Ladies Welcomed - Always free!

WiRE Guest Speaker  - Join Leah Nelson Guay, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Nations Power Authority

Currently, Leah serves as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Nations Power Authority – a First Nations-led non-profit that supports the development of First Nation power projects. Through her work at FNPA, the organization has signed a 10-year partnership agreement with SaskPower, has supported the development of a 36MW biomass plant, has commissioned three roof-top solar demonstration projects including two in Northern First Nation Communities and secured set-asides for 40MW of utility solar and flare gas projects. FNPA is working on an additional 550MW of renewable power across Saskatchewan and looking at strategic expansion of FNPA into other regions of Canada, including Alberta.

Leah is a KPMG Alum and brings to FNPA more than 15 years of experience as a management consultant, specializing in technical start-ups and Aboriginal economic development. She holds a BSc in Land Use and Environmental Science and an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a member of Métis Region of Alberta, Region III and was awarded the Métis Youth Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004.

Eryn Stewart Clean Energy Project Manager at Lumos Clean Energy Advisors

Eryn Stewart

Clean Energy Project Manager at Lumos Clean Energy Advisors

Ottawa WiRE Networking Meet Up

Registration Required - Women Only Please: 

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WOMEN ONLY PLEASE.
Wednesday April 19, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Where: Heart and Crown, 67 Clarence Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5P5

Cost: Ladies Welcomed - Always free!

***Please arrive prior to 6PM when our Guest Speaker begins her discussion***

WiRE Guest Speaker  - Join Eryn Stewart,  Clean Energy Project Manager at Lumos Clean Energy Advisors

Eryn Stewart is a Clean Energy Project Manager at Lumos Clean Energy Advisors. At Lumos, she leads activities in the areas of community energy planning, community engagement, energy-literacy, and project management. She is also the Program Manager of the 20/20 Catalysts Program- an interactive Indigenous clean energy capacity-building program. 

Eryn’s professional pursuit with Lumos Energy is to provide sustainable energy development opportunities for Indigenous communities through renewables, while providing energy education and leadership opportunities for community members. She is currently undertaking initiatives in this area with both Gwich'in Council International and the Nunatsiavut Government.

During the first stages of her career, Eryn Stewart boasts an array of accomplishments having worked at Indigenous Affairs Northern Development Canada, Suncor Energy Inc, and the GLOBE Series- Canada’s largest conference dedicated to sustainable business. Eryn has also been a research assistant for David McLaughlin, former CEO and President of the National Roundtable on Environment and the Economy, and music artist, Jack Johnson, on his social and environmental marketing campaign.

Andrée-Lise Méthot Founder and Managing Partner at Cycle Capital Management

Andrée-Lise Méthot

Founder and Managing Partner at Cycle Capital Management

Montreal WiRE Networking Meet Up

Registration Required - Women Only Please: 

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WOMEN ONLY PLEASE.
Thursday April 20, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 PM

Where: 1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 3000 Montreal QC H3B 4N8

Cost: Ladies Welcomed - Always free!

WiRE Guest Speaker  - Join Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner at Cycle Capital Management

Andrée-Lise has more than 20 years of experience in venture capital, management and engineering. She has set up an investment platform specialized in cleantechs totaling more than 230 million dollars and which brings together industrial, institutional and strategic investors. In addition to serving on portfolio companies’ boards of directors, Ms. Méthot is a member of the Board of Directors and of the Investment Committee of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). She is the Ecotech Québec’s co-founder and Honorary Chairperson, and sits on the boards of SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Québec, the Société québécoise des infrastructures and the Fonds Capital Culture Québec.

She co-chaired a Task Force under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). Prior to founding Cycle Capital Management, Ms. Méthot created two sustainable funds, one providing grants, and the other investing in venture capital that eventually gave birth to Cycle Capital.


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