Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

Enhancing Asian American Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Energy and Environment Sectors: Stories from Mid-Career Professionals

17 May 2021 11:01 AM | Rasheq Rahman (Administrator)

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month, and as the first of a series, Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce (AE2C) is co-hosting a virtual roundtable with Dentons Global Smart Cities & Connected Communities Think Tank on May 20, 2021 at 12 noon EDT. Enhancing Asian American Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Energy and Environment Sectors – Stories from Mid-Career Professionals will highlight experiences from several AE2C leaders – Rasheq Rahman (DC), Caitlin Smith (Austin), Saadia Sultan (Houston), Puja Vohra (Boston) and Charles Yeung (Houston) – while discussing the benefits of a diverse workforce and suggestions for affecting positive change in the energy and environment industries. The discussion will open with remarks from AE2C VP Jeanette Pablo. Emma Hand, Dentons' Partner will moderate the discussion.

Opening Remarks
  • Jeanette Pablo, Resident Senior Fellow, Clean Air Task Force

Moderator
  • Emma Hand, Partner, Co-Chair of Global Energy Sector, Co-Chair of the Global Smart Cities & Connected Communities Think Tank, Dentons  

Panelists
  • Puja Vohra, Director of Business Strategy, Slipstream
  • Rasheq Rahman, Chief Operating Officer, BEM Controls
  • Caitlin Smith, Energy Policy Advisor, AB Power Advisors
  • Saadia Sultan, Founder and Managing Partner at Sultan Global Group (SGG); Executive Search Consultant, The McCormick Group
  • Charles Yeung, Executive Director Interregional Affairs, Southwest Power Pool

Closing Remarks
  • Jeanette Pablo, Resident Senior Fellow, Clean Air Task Force

Registration required. A link to the webinar will be sent to all those who register using the link below.


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