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 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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CWEEL Empowerment Sessions – Every 2nd Monday

December 8, 2025 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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CWEEL Empowerment Sessions – Every 4th Monday

November 24, 2025 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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NEWS

Open CWEEL Governing Council Position

January 5, 2024

The Governing Board of the Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) is seeking to fill one CWEEL board position effective March 1,  2024.  Each CWEEL board member … Read more

Exciting Launch of CWEEL – NJ Group: A Celebration of Collective Achievement!

November 16, 2023

It brings us immense joy and gratitude to announce that CWEEL – NJ CWEEL Group launched on November 2nd, 2003. We extend a profound appreciation to Laurie Weigand, Deb Lenny, … Read more

Farewell Letter from Laurie

November 15, 2023

It is time to wrap up my tenure as chair of the Governing Council for CWEEL. It has been just over 15 years since the concept of CWEEL was born.As … Read more