OEA WOMEN IN ENERGY

When: March 8 2019

Where: Toronto, Canada


REGISTER

WOMEN IN ENERGY: INCREASING THE ENERGY INDUSTRY’S LABOUR POOL,
AND EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG WOMEN

OEA Women in Energy is a forum for women and men to discuss challenges and opportunities to increase the proportion of women in our sector. This year’s Women in Energy event will focus on the factors involved with increasing the proportion of women enrolling in post-secondary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) training – the primary labour pool for our sector.  Many OEA members have indicated that there are far too few women entering the education system in the STEM areas from which our sector can draw. Keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion. Lunch provided. 

Featured Speakers: 

Hon. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

Imogen R. Coe, PhD, Academic Leader, founding dean, Faculty of Science (2012-2018), Ryerson University 

 

Panelists:

Laurie Swami, President & CEO, Nuclear Waste Management Organization

Dr. Kim Jones, Chair, Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University

Jennifer Moore, Powerline Maintainer, Alectra Utilities

Jim Sanders, Senior Vice President, Operations,  Enbridge Gas Inc.

Sushma Narisetty, Manager of Engineering Services, Toronto Hydro

 


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