October 26-28, 2022, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Session 2.2: Advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in our industries

November 18, 2021 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Room 701  

Wind, solar and energy storage companies represent industries of the future, but we must ensure we are not stuck in the past on the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, the benefits of which are increasingly well documented and understood. This session will provide a status report on diversity, equity and inclusion in the electricity industry, and highlight what some leading companies in our sector are doing to make progress in this area.

Moderator: Suha Jethalal, President, Bullfrog Power

Presenter: Michelle Branigan, CEO, Electricity Human Resources Canada

Panellists: Beth Buchmaster, Client and Stakeholder Relations Manager, Power, Hatch
David Estill, Head of Government Affairs, North America and Co-Chair, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council North America, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Joanna Osawe, President and CEO, Women in Renewable Energy
Terry Young, StrategyCorp

 

Suha Jethalal

President
Bullfrog Power

Michelle Branigan

CEO
Electricity Human Resources Canada

Beth Buckmaster

Client and Stakeholder Relations Manager, Power
Hatch

David Estill

Head of Government Affairs, North America and Co-Chair, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council North America
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Joanna Osawe

President and CEO
Women in Renewable Energy