Leadership Conference for Women in Energy 2023

Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

June 27-28, 2023 | Flushing Meadows Park, NY

“This event was phenomenal. So many wonderful speakers with diverse backgrounds that had great insight on being a woman in the energy sector.” Engineer, Southern Power

“Interesting insights from diverse individual across the nation.” EFIN Manager, Southern Nuclear

“The program provided a great opportunity to hear about leadership skills and career advice. It also allowed us to connect with other powerful women within the energy industry. Overall, it was great!” Lead Engineer, National Grid

“An Eye Opening Experience … extremely profound & enlightening! A wealth of information from successful, established, and humble speakers.” Senior Planning Analyst, ConEdison

“This was time well spent – I feel like I gained quite a bit of knowledge in just a short amount of time! The speakers were relatable and enjoyable.” HVSD Applications Engineer I, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc.

“This was such an amazing conference! The speakers were so inspiring and insightful.” Customer Service Supervisor, Burbank Water and Power

“This conference was informative and inspiring!” CORHR Training & Development Specialist, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc.

“I loved the variety of topics covered and that they were current and relevant!” Manager, Substation Construction & Maintenance, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

“Great opportunity to learn from the experiences of very impressive career women.” Project Manager, ConEdison

“This event was filled with inspirations and skills to help women navigate the modern day workplace.” Engineer, ConEdison

“I’m walking away from this with more confidence that I can succeed as a leader.” Director, Meetings & Facilities, WECC

“This is a great event for development of your leadership skills and potential. This is an investment worth making in yourself and your staff will thank you.” Supply Services Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

“I am just a few years into my career and starting to think about finding a leadership role. This conference has given me so many nuggets of wisdom that I will use for a lifetime as I grow into a leader.” Regulatory Analyst, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

“This was a very thoughtful representation of what emerging and current leaders need to stay inspired to continue reflecting on “our why” as we seek to add value to our organizations.” Community Engagement Strategist, Portland General Electric

“The EUCI WIE Leadership Conference was such a great conference! The speakers were open and honest with their career experience and offered advice to help future leaders grow and develop.” Program Manager, Liberty Utilities

“Great, interactive conference. Offered a wide range of expertise and advise from all perspective. The conference was extremely informative and inspirational. Enjoyed every minute.” Principal Auditor, ISO New England

“You don’t often find a conference where every topic is applicable to you, but this conference hit the mark! Very beneficial to every woman working in the energy industry today!” Transmission Business Operations Specialist, Western Area Power Administration

“I’m going to leave this conference with confidence knowing that the struggles and experiences I go through daily are being experienced by so many other women in the industry, and they are killing it.” Utility Forester, Duquesne Light

“This conference will provide you with some of the most valuable leadership strategies to apply in your career and in your personal life.” Manager, Con Edison

“You don’t have to be in a leadership role to benefit from this conference. The skills and advice are beneficial for all women in their workplace interactions, and even those just starting out can begin to build and implement their best practices.” System Operator, California ISO

As the energy industry faces the urgent need to transform and innovate, a more diverse workforce is a priority. According to a recent IEA study, women make up just under 14% of senior managers in the energy sector. This immersive leadership development experience is designed to accelerate the advancement of women with strategies to overcome the hurdles women are facing in the energy workplace.  The program format includes keynote addresses, panel sessions, interactive group discussions and networking opportunities. 

Register now to connect with dynamic women leaders and gain key insights into organizational change and personal growth.  Attendees will leave this event with practical strategies and actionable items for career development.  

Learning Outcomes   

  • Discuss ways to achieve purpose-driven leadership
  • Describe strategies to build a pipeline for women leaders in your organization
  • Discover how to cultivate an executive presence
  • Explain best practices for impactful communication
  • Detail the importance of Diversity & Inclusion and strategies for DEI plans
  • Address leadership techniques at different levels of management
  • Explore best practices for engaging men as allies
  • Discover the benefits of setting boundaries: The Power of No
  • Describe key energy trends and the impact of transformation
  • Explain how to overcome career challenges and move from middle management into leadership roles



Tuesday, June 27, 2023

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. :: Opening Keynote

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. :: Purpose-driven Leadership: Lifting Others Up

In this session, female leaders will share steps to foster support, development, and promotion of women into executive roles. Panelists will discuss best practices for employee retention and strategies for building a pipeline of female leadership candidates from entry-level to the C-suite.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. :: Networking Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. :: Cultivating Executive Presence

Leaders with strong executive presence inspire others to follow them. Executive presence is comprised of both the internal and external qualities that allow someone to take charge of a room. In this panel, we will discuss ways of developing these qualities, including:

  • Reading the room/importance of EQ
  • Leading with influence vs. direction
  • Addressing imposter syndrome
  • Defining your personal brand
  • Projecting competence and calm

4:15 – 5:00 p.m. :: How to Be Heard

We’ve all been there: you speak up in a meeting and your idea is ignored – or someone else restates it and gets all the credit. In this session panelists will share key learning moments when they were not heard and how they used that experience to communicate more effectively going forward.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. :: Networking Reception


Wednesday, June 28, 2023

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast / Log In

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Group Luncheon

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing


9:00 – 9:10 a.m. :: Welcome Message

9:10 – 9:45 a.m. :: The Importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • The business case for diversity
  • The effects diversity has on creativity and innovation
  • Enhancement of social equity and stakeholder engagement
  • How diverse teams can help with driving equity and human centric design qualities

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. :: Candid Conversations: Attaining Leadership Positions

In this session, you will hear two senior-level executives share their inspiring personal stories of how they beat the odds to reach leadership positions. A few of the points to be discussed include:

  • Leveraging opportunity and relationships
  • How self-perception impacts our opportunities for success
  • How women can develop their leadership capabilities at each stage of their career
  • Strategies for navigating a changing environment

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. :: Networking Break

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. :: Boundaries: The Power of No

Learn to recognize your resistance to saying “no.” Get examples of strategies you can begin to implement immediately to get better results in your life. This panel will share tips and tricks for retraining your mind to only accept tasks that move you forward.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Group Luncheon

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. :: Energy: A Sector in Transformation

More than ever, the energy industry needs to adapt to meet changing needs and demands.  In this session, we’ll look at current key areas and what the short-term and long-term future of sector will look like.

1:45 – 2:15 p.m. :: Finding and Engaging Men for Gender Equality

Men are a critical resource in efforts to eliminate gender bias. This session will detail effective ways to partner with men to end gender inequality in the workplace.

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. :: Networking Break

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. :: Intentional Behaviors to Move Your Career Forward

If you are intentional with certain behaviors your career will naturally progress without feeling like you’re fighting every step of the way. At this session, panelists will share established behaviors that will get you to where you want to go. Panelists will take you through relatable, real-life examples and highlight their lessons learned.

3:45 -4:45 p.m. :: Leadership Skills for the Future Energy Landscape

  • Looking beyond financial results at social and physical results as well
  • Shifting the focus from just profits to profits + purpose
  • New competencies, new context

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. :: Open Q&A

5:00 p.m. :: Conclusion

Confirmed Speakers

  • Lora Anguay, Chief Zero Carbon Officer, SMUD

  • Natalie Edwards, Global Chief Diversity Officer, National Grid

  • Cristin Lyons, Partner, Energy Practice Leader, ScottMadden

  • Nancy Harvey, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, NYPA

  • Morenike Miles, Vice President, Sustainability & Compliance, Dominion

  • Erin Stromberg, Marketing Director, MYR Group

  • Jodi Ziemathis, Vice President, Human Resources, CAISO



52-11 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368

Located in Flushing Meadows Park

Nearby Hotels

Corona Hotel
11223 Roosevelt Ave, Corona, NY 11368
0.8 miles

Holiday Inn Express Laguardia Airport
113-10 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY11368
0.4 miles

Marco LaGuardia Hotel & Suites
137-07 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, New York 11354
3.2 miles

Four Points by Sheraton (Flushing)
33-68 Farrington St, Queens, NY 11354
1.7 miles


Please Note: Confirmed speakers do not need to register and are encouraged to participate in all sessions of the event. If you are a speaker and have any questions please contact our offices at 1.303.770.8800


Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

June 27-28, 2023 | Flushing Meadows Park, NY
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1495.00 each(early bird rate)
(price after June 09, 2023 is $ 1,695.00)

Buy 4 in-person seats and only pay for 3! For this event every fourth in-person attendee is free!

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before May 26, 2023 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.9 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in/out each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case studies, PowerPoint presentations, panel sessions and group discussion will be used in this event.

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Conference CPE Credits: 11.0
There is no prerequisite for this Conference.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

CpeEUCI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org


Who Should Attend

Women and men within the energy industry in search of a solution-oriented discussion on how to implement change in the industry, and female professionals within the energy industry trying to develop the necessary skills and confidence to find success in a male-dominated field.

Host Sponsor


MYR Group


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