The awards were given in six categories, including Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models, Policy and Advocacy, Education and Mentorship, Innovation and Technology Development, Corporate Implementation, and Advancements for the Developing World.
1 October 2012: The US Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) women’s initiative has honored six female leaders for their contributions to and leadership in clean energy.
The awards were announced at the C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, which was held on 28 September 2012 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The awards, which include a $10,000 cash prize, were given to laureates in six categories: Judy Dorsey, President and Principal Engineer, Brendle Group, in the category of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models; Margaret Downey, Assistant County Administrator, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, for Policy and Advocacy; Tracey Holloway, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for Education and Mentorship; Jing Li, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, for Innovation and Technology Development; Liz Porter, Program Director, ITA Enterprise Transport Management, Lockheed Martin, for Corporate Implementation; and Laura Stachel, Founder, WE CARE Solar, for Advancements for the Developing World.
C3E is an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) that aims to advance the position of women in the field of clean energy. The US C3E women’s initiative is a partnership between the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the MIT Energy Initiative. [CEM Press Release]