Drive revolutionary growth of the Colorado clean energy economy by educating and empowering women and girls
Planting C3E Seeds in Colorado
C3E Women in Clean Energy winner uses prize money to create a grassroots Colorado initiative
When Judy Dorsey, president of sustainable engineering and planning firm Brendle Group, won the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) program’s Women in Clean Energy award at the inaugural symposium in September 2012, she knew she needed to do something with the $10,000 cash prize that would help spread the mission of C3E. Read the article by Vicki Ekstrom, MIT Energy Initiative.
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Increasing women’s participation in the economy could lead to a 14% rise in per capita income by 2020.
Developing women leaders in clean energy
of US professional occupations are held by women. 26% of US technology jobs are held by women.
of Americans are comfortable with women in leadership roles, but only 18% of US leadership positions are held by women.
better return on investment capital; 42% increase in return on sales; 53% better return on equity in companies with at least three female directors.
Creating opportunities for women in clean energy