Women in Cleantech & Sustainability, 10 Year Anniversary Virtual Summit, November 10, 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET

  • 10 November 2021
  • Start time : 05:00 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : Women in Cleantech & Sustainability (WCS)
Women in Cleantech & Sustainability, 10 Year Anniversary
Event Description

Help ignite this decade of critical climate action at Women in Cleantech & Sustainability's 10th Anniversary Virtual Summit. Join leaders, young activists and our community to vision in the next decade of impact.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Women in Cleantech & Sustainability (WCS)
  • Agenda
    • 5:00 PM | Welcome

      Kick off with Vice Chairwoman of WCS, Sara Fuentes

      5:10 PM | Executive Panel – The future of cleantech featuring women executives

      The next 10 years are arguably the most important for our planet. Hear from a panel of women leaders in cleantech on how they plan to tackle climate challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. There will also be an opportunity to network 1:1 with panelists in breakout rooms.


      > Lauren Phipps, Vice President & Senior Analyst, Circular Economy, Greenbiz Group

      > Sue Yang, Investment Director, Next Generation Group, Antin Infrastructure Partners

      > Dr. Katrina Knauer, Research Program Mgr, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

      > Jessica Jane Robinson, Zero Waste Practitioner

      > Moderator: Lisa Ann Pinkerton, Chairwoman of WCS

      5:50 PM | Keynote

      Dawn James, US Director of Sustainability and Environmental Sciences at Microsoft will present a keynote talk plus interactive audience Q&A.

      6:10 PM | Networking Session

      You will have your chance to network with executives, climate youth leaders, aspiring sustainability professionals and many more in our small group breakout rooms.

      6:20 PM | Youth Climate Leadership Panel – perspectives from the generation of groundbreakers

      Hear from the next generation of climate leaders who are already making a positive impact on the planet.


      > Guiying (Angel) Zhong, University of the Pacific – Class of 2023

      > Maya Wu, UC San Diego, Create CSSI (Create Stem Success Initiative)

      > Patricia Heizal Nagginda, Founder of Climate Operation

      > Isabel Homberg Reissmeier, UCLA – Class of 2025 and Marketing Director OkVax

      > Moderator: Ellie Sharpe, WCS

      7:00 PM | Musical Performance by Corina Corina

      7:05 PM | Visioning Ideathon- Together we can envision the next decade of climate impact!

      In this interactive session, participants will ideate the next 10 years of WCS, How do we leverage our network and position ourselves to build true change for climate? Moderated by WCS board member Glenna Wiseman.

      7:50 PM | Closing Ceremonies
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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