Women in Solar Energy: Nonprofit pushes for greater role in industry

This piece originally appeared in the Sun Sentinel. By Doreen Hemlock Sun Sentinel Rising concern over the limited role of women in tech industries has spilled into another fast-growing field: solar energy. The new Florida chapter of nonprofit Women in Solar Energy hosted its first meeting Tuesday night in Fort Lauderdale, joining groups in 14 other cities nationwide to discuss ways to boost participation of women in all aspects of solar, from training to engineering and finance. Civil engineer Raina Russo of Delray Beach, who for years has fostered social-media talks under the banner #solarchat, helped organize the [...]

By | 2015-02-25T14:36:20+00:00 February 25th, 2015|0 Comments

US Solar and #SolarChat to host Florida Women In Solar Energy event

This piece originally appeared in Solar Power World Magazine. US Solar is excited to announce that they will be participating in a historic, national, round-table event Tuesday, February 24, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event is #nationWISE and is a national event being organized by Women In Solar Energy (WISE) across 15 different cities in America. US Solar and #SolarChat will be hosting the Fort Lauderdale location at Grille 401. The goal of the event is to facilitate important conversations about women in the solar industry. WISE states that: “A recent survey of the industry revealed that [...]

By | 2015-02-22T14:55:21+00:00 February 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

The 2015 Social Media Imperative

SalesForce "State of Marketing" reports social media as a 2015 marketing imperative; Tips to ignite your social media marketing. By Glenna Wiseman, Identity3, Gwiseman@Identity3.com Social media is a 2015 marketing imperative for marketers around the globe. Over 5000 marketers contributed to findings in the recently released SalesForce “2015 State of Marketing Report” (free, opt in). The report shines a light on social media as a top concern and spending priority. Globally social media took the top 3 slots for increased spending allocations: Of those marketers using social media, the report charted these insights: 66% of marketers believe social [...]

By | 2015-02-12T15:39:35+00:00 February 12th, 2015|0 Comments