Encourage. Contribute. Support.

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

Become a Member


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.


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.


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



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.


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


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


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.


How Submitting an Article to AEE’s Journal Changed My Career

May 24, 2023

In 2020, while I was a CWEEL Chapter Liaison, we were notified there was an opportunity to submit an article to the inaugural, all-woman authored version of the International Journal … Read more

Seeing CWEEL: Christina DiBeraRdino

March 10, 2023

In the words of her nominator, “Christina has served on our Career Advancement Committee and has made numerous contributions in helping us to plan and moderate our training webinars. She … Read more

9-Step Guide To Ask for a Promotion

March 3, 2023

Getting a promotion takes some convincing, so you’re going to have to use those storytelling skills to show your boss that you deserve it. Just try to make sure that … Read more