Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Just roll up your sleeves and do the work

One woman's journey to the top If you have signed up to attend HERWorld19 in London, you are in for quite a treat. The industry keynote speaker is Susan Morrice, geologist and founder of Belize Natural Energy (BNE), International Natural Energy (INE)...

Faces of Energy: African American Women Shifting the Industry

Pink Petro believes in two things: women and energy. We are obsessed at putting a spotlight on the workforce that keeps our coffee hot, IPADs charged, pacemakers beating hearts, and the lights on. Virtually everything we experience in modern life today is thanks to energy.

Colette Honorable built a life and a legacy on GRIT

The word “grit” means a lot to Colette Honorable, the former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and a speaker at HERWorld Energy Forum on March 8.

Melody Meyer: In tune with energy

Meyer sings women's praises It’s been nearly four decades since Melody Meyer joined Chevron, but certain moments from her storied career stand out as if they happened yesterday. Take for example that time she led the startup of the...

How Melody Meyer became an energy industry rock star

Melody Meyer spent 37 years with Chevron. She went through five major price cycles. She worked in Angola, Kazakhstan and Singapore, and on projects in Papua New Guinea, China and elsewhere. She had key leadership roles in three new-country startups, went through three major...

Meet ‘power player’ Alice Jackson

She’s been named “power player of the year” by the Smart Electric Power Alliance, and one of the most powerful women of 2019 by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Now Alice Jackson, president of Xcel Energy -- Colorado, will be keynoting HERWorld Denver on March 8.

Each year, there are more than a few good men at HERWorld.

At HERWorld18, we turned the energy gender gap on its head. In an industry where women comprise about 20 percent of the workforce, most energy conferences have a similar percentage of female speakers. At HERWorld18, we too had a roughly 80/20 breakdown.

Steel-toe boots and transparency

Baker Hughes, a GE Company, (BHGE) has more than 64,000 employees worldwide. Alaina Sajatovic Nelson is one of them. She is a staff technical product manager and a recent recipient of a GRIT Award. "When I first stepped into this job, I wasn't...

The world’s largest search engine (and its cloud) has found us

We’re proud to announce Google Cloud as a presenting sponsor this year at HERWorld 19 and Darryl Willis, VP of Energy at Google Cloud, as a keynote speaker.   Darryl Willis’ mission is for everyone to have access to affordable heat, light, and mobility. A...

If you’re not pi$@%ng someone off…

“If you’re not pissing someone off, you’re not doing your job well!” These are words Katherine Culbert lives by. The CEO of K and K Process, LLC  learned this mantra the hard way early in her career after being named in a labor...