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.


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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Energizing Futures: Celebrating NJAEE’s CWEEL Group Inaugural Milestone

July 15, 2024

Celebrating the Inaugural NJAEE CWEEL Group In-Person Event! In a milestone moment for both sustainability and gender equality, the newly established NJAEE CWEEL group held its inaugural event, setting the … Read more

Elevating Equality: Insights from CWEEL’s Male Energy Champions for Gender Equality

June 27, 2024

On June 27, 2024, the Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) hosted a barrier-breaking panel discussion on Male Energy Champions for Gender Equality. Our event united voices from diverse … Read more

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