Encourage. Contribute. Support.

Welcome to CWEEL, the Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership.

Become a Member

Membership

CWEEL supports the role of women in the energy and environmental fields. The CWEEL programs assist in career development activities of existing industry professionals and aspiring young leaders looking for supportive mentors.

Events

Members of CWEEL meet formally three times a year at each of the major AEE tradeshows and expositions. These social events provide opportunities to network with global women in energy and environmental engineering.

Leadership

Volunteers serve as the elected officers of the Chapter Name. Chapter members are encouraged to participate and help manage and lead chapter activities.

WHAT WE DO

ENCOURAGE

Women to overcome the challenges of working in a predominantly male workforce, evoking change, improving work/life balance conditions, and increasing diversity in the workplace.

SECURE

A future in energy and environmental-related technical fields for women by supporting the training, education, and mentoring of young girls and women.

CONTRIBUTE

To the advancement of women in leadership positions throughout the industry.

SUPPORT

The development of a more prominent voice for women in the industry.

No Compromise.

Promote Business, Industry and the Environment.

Energy Engineers working to increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon, and improve the environments in which we live and work.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CWEEL Empowerment Sessions – Every 4th Monday

December 22, 2025 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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CWEEL Empowerment Sessions – Every 2nd Monday

December 8, 2025 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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CWEEL Empowerment Sessions – Every 4th Monday

November 24, 2025 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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NEWS

Lead with Light: Meet Cara Olmsted

June 12, 2024

Meet Cara Olmsted, Co-Chair of CWEEL Cara is an inspiring energy industry leader and current Co-Chair for the Council on Women in Environmental and Energy Leadership (CWEEL) who has adapted … Read more

Lead with Light: Meet Deborah Lenny

May 2, 2024

Meet Deborah (Deb) Lenny, Co-Chair of CWEEL Deb is a trailblazer in the energy sector and Co-Chair for the Council on Women in Environmental and Energy Leadership (CWEEL). With a … Read more

Empowering Women in the Green Economy: Insights from CWEEL’s International Women’s Day Panel

March 15, 2024

On March 7, 2024, the Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) hosted a thought-provoking panel discussion in honor of International Women’s Day. The event brought together industry leaders, experts, and … Read more