YWE Acumen Series: The Energy Workforce of the Future

Written by Jamie Anne Vaughan

It’s no secret that the digital revolution has changed the way we do almost everything. We can now use apps on our phones to order cabs, rent vacation condos, find potential romantic relationships, and watch [...]

January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

YWE Book Review – Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time

Overwhelmed: How To Work, Love, And Play When No One Has The Time
Brigid Schulte


 

Is the holiday season a time to be jolly? Or for many of us, would overwhelmed be a better descriptor? As we [...]

January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Driving the (Policy) Wheel: One YWE’rs Experience in the “Your Energy Future” Program

Written by Nicole Wiedman

Are you interested in developing energy policy that balances the needs of being environmentally sustainable and inclusive, while also being economically competitive?

I was, and that’s why I applied for (and got into!) the  “Your [...]

Power your Holiday Gift Giving with Renewables

Written by Anji Hardy

Canada has made a commitment to move towards a balanced mix of energy by supplementing our natural gas and oil energy sources with renewable ones like solar, wind and hydro. Today, renewable energy plays an important [...]

December 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Power your Holiday Gift Giving with Renewables

The energy sources fueling Your holiday season – and how to make the most of them

Written by Anji Hardy

In the 1989 movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswold famously decorates his house with 25,000 lights – and causes a community-wide power outage. National Lampoon’s was obviously a comedy, but did you know that [...]

December 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The energy sources fueling Your holiday season – and how to make the most of them

Corporate Matching: Make your time spent volunteering worth even more

Written by Rachel Nadler, Stephanie Kristensen and Berkley Downey

As a non-profit, YWE relies on volunteers to operate and execute our vision. Our volunteers are world class and provide YWE members with thoughtful, inspiring, and unique programs and events.

What may be [...]

December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Corporate Matching: Make your time spent volunteering worth even more

YWE Acumen Series: The Five Golden Rules of Negotiation and Advocacy

Written by Darcy Cosgrove

The YWE Acumen Series continued in late September with a breakfast event held at the iconic Old Fellow’s Building in downtown Calgary. Over coffee, muffins, and fruit parfaits, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP Partners, Kerri Howard and Sharilyn [...]

November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on YWE Acumen Series: The Five Golden Rules of Negotiation and Advocacy

Renewables 101: What should we know about the current state of renewable energy in Canada?

Written by Alexandria Shrake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today’s society demands 94 million barrels of oil per a day. Alberta’s oil sands meet about 2.5 million barrels of global oil demand daily. A common perception is that renewable energy sources like wind, [...]

November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Renewables 101: What should we know about the current state of renewable energy in Canada?

Sponsorship: The New Mentorship

Written by Berkley Downey

Sponsorship, as a means of accelerating your career, has recently overshadowed the concept of mentorship - just check out the choice for May’s edition of the YWE Book Club. In the past, the career advice [...]

October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sponsorship: The New Mentorship

Three Reasons Why You Should Apply for a YWE Award

Written by Darcy Cosgrove

Applications are now being accepted for the YWE Awards! Held annually, the YWE Awards recognize and reward young women in energy that demonstrate leadership, innovation, and drive. Chosen by an independent panel of industry leaders, [...]

September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Reasons Why You Should Apply for a YWE Award
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