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Thank you to Chet Sisk for enlightening us about rapidly approaching technological and societal changes!
Welcome to Women in Sustainable Energy

Learn - Connect - Inspire: WISE means skilled leaders, well-informed women, and valuable employees and employers. Our mission is to develop the core knowledge and innovative leadership in sustainable energy that will impact our future.            

“Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."   
—Margaret Mead, Anthropologist                  

Here's a view of NREL's Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility (VTIF) test pad where NREL engineers help accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

Dennis Schroeder / NREL

Melanie Kelley joins WISE Board

  WISE welcomes Melanie C. Kelly who recently joined the WISE board as Membership Coordinator. A marketing professional with a passion for sustainability and the planet, Melanie works in the solar industry to empower consumers through education to make smart decisions about their electricity choices. She developed SunShare Community Solar's corporate sustainability program and a value-based company culture. Melanie brings to WISE her keen interest volunteerism, specifically in economic stability and poverty alleviation. “WISE is a great outlet to meet like-minded people and expand one's knowledge in the sustainable energy space,” Melanie explains. "We're actively seeking to expand WISE membership and find additional board members so we can fulfill our educational mission."

Volunteer for the WISE advisory board
Wanted: Enthusiastic Sustainability Advocates
Want to coordinate and support networking and education events for a dynamic nonprofit organization? Consider adding your expertise to that of our talented board members. Build your resume with WISE. We're interested in perspectives you can bring to our energy- and sustainability-focused programming. To apply, please contact wise@wisecolorado.org.

WISE appreciates Social Futurist Chet Sisk, founder of LEAD Global, for his eye-opening talk on April 11. He's written several books on systems transformation and is a world expert on paradigm shift. If you missed it, check out Chet's website for his upcoming events. Watch for our May event announcement, coming soon!

Upcoming Events

FYI Video Corner: "How I brought a river, and my city, back to life"
  While water resources play a vital role for people and the environment worldwide, an architect tells the intriguing story of her 20-year effort to reclaim the river and character of her hometown, the ancient city of Fez, Morocco. To see the inspiring TED talk by Ted Fellow Aziza Chaouni, click here.
Photo: Denver Water

Check out our Community Events calendar!
  Now you can check out sustainable energy and other events focused on the environment right from our website through our new Flowh community calendar. Just click Community Events under the Events tab and enjoy!
TO JOIN or renew your membership - click here.
  Thinking about joining WISE? Please do! We are a volunteer-run, nonprofit, education-oriented organization, and we depend on membership dues to help fund our meeting expenses. Learn more about WISE.

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