Luminalt’s Jeanine Cotter: How Solar Loses Without a Diverse Workforce

Luminalt’s Jeanine Cotter: How Solar Loses Without a Diverse WorkforceJeanine Cotter, CEO of solar installation company Luminalt, has made it part of her professional work to open up doors for people who might not have thought of solar as source of livelihood, and a way to help their families and communities rise. read more

Today's Outlook for Women in Cleantech

Today's Outlook for Women in CleantechWomen are still underrepresented in tech, and cleantech is no exception. But more organizations are stepping up to bridge the gap, and to support women advancing in all cleantech fields. read more

Sign the #NationWISE Pledge for Women in Solar

Sign the #NationWISE Pledge for Women in SolarThe #NationWISE Pledge, from Women in Solar Energy, aims to foster a strong female workforce for clean energy. Have you signed it yet? read more

How to Kick Coal Out of Your Portfolio

How to Kick Coal Out of Your PortfolioHave you been watching the trend of institutions and cities divesting from coal? Are you wondering how you can get in on the action? It’s not that hard for any of us to divest. Dale Wannen of Sustainvest was on hand to tell us how to do just that at a recent WCS event. read more

#NationWISE 14-City Event Kicks off Actions to Support Women in Solar

#NationWISE 14-City Event Kicks off Actions to Support Women in SolarWomen account for just 21.6% of the solar workforce. The nonprofit Women in Solar Energy (WISE) is looking to do something about this, and as part of that effort recently hosted a historic #NationWISE Multi-City Roundtable in 14 cities. WCS Board Member Elizabeth Galusha gives her take on the inspiring evening in San Francisco. read more

How Erica Mackie Leads Grid Alternatives’ Push for Low-Income Solar

How Erica Mackie Leads Grid Alternatives’ Push for Low-Income SolarFor some of the country’s most financially vulnerable families, a high utility bill can mean choosing between putting food on the table or keeping the lights on. Erica Mackie, CEO and co-founder of Grid Alternatives, discusses low-income solar policy in the U.S. and how to create equal access to solar and jobs in one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries. read more

Events

Partner Event – SF Sustainable Fashion Week International

Jul 30, 15 Partner Event – SF Sustainable Fashion Week International

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SFSFWI is hosting TWO events: - Green Glam Fashion Show –  Friday August 28th @7:30pm - Market & Trade Fair – Saturday August 29th @10am Grand Hyatt Hotel San Francisco 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week International and Sustainable Market & Trade Fair efforts are...

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Partner Event – SVForum Tech Women – What’s next in cleantech?

Jul 16, 15 Partner Event – SVForum Tech Women – What’s next in cleantech?

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA
6:00PM to 9:00PM

$10 off promo code!

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WCS Coffee + Playdate

Bring the family and enjoy some coffee with fellow women in cleantech and sustainability. Crossroads has a lovely park where kids can play. RSVP...

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InterSolar Opening Happy Hour

San Francisco, CA | 111 Minna Monday, July 13, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT) RSVP here . With SF’s largest annual solar conference Intersolar North America in town, let’s meet for drinks, network, and talk solar! Get to know fellow solar energy professionals from all over the globe at 111 Minna (2 blocks from...

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Partner Event: The Making of SunEdison

May 20, 15 Partner Event: The Making of SunEdison

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MIT Energy & Environment “Pioneers of Clean Technology” Event
The Making of SunEdison

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Dinner & Networking 6:30 – 7:30pm; Program 7:30 – 9:30pm

PARC
3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Social Hour: Thursday, May 28th in Oakland

May 08, 15 Social Hour: Thursday, May 28th in Oakland

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Come have a drink in the sun with Women In Cleantech & Sustainability! You can RSVP Here! May 28th 5:30-7:30, Oakland, CA Just off 19th st...

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Partner Event – How to Sell Anything Without Having to “Sell” Anyone

Apr 18, 15 Partner Event – How to Sell Anything Without Having to “Sell” Anyone

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May 16-17th, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sandbox Suited SOMA
San Francisco, CA

Success in any industry comes down to sales. Whether you’re selling products, services, or simply just yourself and ideas. Additionally, sales jobs are the most plentiful and a great way to move into a new sector, or the company of your dreams. No matter who you are, having solid sales skills are lucrative and the fastest route to building your dream career.

Yet, many of us avoid sales like the plague. We are completely unaware that selling is actually quite easy to do, when you know the right techniques and have the right prospective. In this workshop, you’ll go from struggling to secure sales, to being able to close anyone you want.

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Partner Event – Key Networking Systems for Success

Mar 23, 15 Partner Event – Key Networking Systems for Success

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April 11, 2015
San Mateo, CA
9:00am – 5:00pm

Lisa Ann is bringing back her popular networking workshop in a Peninsula location! After using the skills he learned at the fall presentation of this workshop, Michael Bishop of OnGrid Solar said “The CALSEIA holiday party last week was the best business networking experience I’ve ever had. I thoroughly enjoyed it and got a ton of value. I owe your workshop many thanks for that!”

**RSVP on EventBrite here**

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