10 Women Leaders in Solar and Wind Energy

In 1978, women’s history month started out as ‘women’s history week’ in Sonoma County.  In 1981, thanks to a congressional resolution, it became a national event. Finally, in 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, officially declaring March as Women’s History Month.

The Green Economy Post, a blog portal that provides site visitors with  green career information, recognized 10 women leaders in solar and wind energy.  You might recognize a name or two:  Marlene Brown, Jan Hamrin, Lisa Daniels, Karen Conover, Rachel Shimshak, Trudy Forsyth Sarah Wright. Congratulations, ladies, for all that you do.

At Green Economy Post, in honor of Women’s History Month, we celebrate women who are making great strides in the green economy and renewable energy – areas which will continue to have a tremendously positive impact in all our futures.


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