For the fourth year, YWE is thrilled to host the annual Young Women in Energy Awards. As part of building an authentic community for members, we want to recognize and reward Alberta’s young women who are going above and beyond to change the face of energy. Nominations are accepted year-round and nominees are then encouraged to complete and submit their application by September 30, 2017 MST.

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Application guidelines can be viewed here.

YWE Awards Objective

To recognize and reward Alberta’s emerging leaders in energy that demonstrate exceptional leadership, are role models, catalysts for change and are changing the face of energy.

Why the YWE Awards?

We know there are many deserving women out there. We want to offer them the opportunity to raise their profile and provide the recognition they deserve. We intend to support them on their journey to 'change the face of energy'.

This is an opportunity to be recognized by your employer, the industry, and your peers. 

Who will be judging the applicants?

We are thrilled to announce the 2017 YWE Awards Executive Selection Committee:

  • Dawn Farrell, President & CEO, TransAlta
  • Bill Whitelaw, President & CEO, June Warren-Nickle's Energy Group
  • Andrea Hood, Vice President, Business Development & Sales, geoLOGIC systems Ltd.
  • David Potter, Managing Director, and Head, Global Investment Banking - Energy, Scotiabank
  • Susan Targett, Executive Vice President - Corporate, Seven Generations Energy
  • Ian Dundas, President & CEO, Enerplus


Applications are open until September 30, 2017. If you have any questions please contact