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Sustainability Roundtable


November 19, 2020
8:30 AM CST


Program Description:

Are you interested in Sustainability and Green Building, but aren't sure how it could be incorporated to your career goals? Join the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) West North Central Region's Emerging Professionals for our first Sustainability Roundtable event. This virtual event will feature a carefully curated panel of mentors from across the region. Each will share their stories and personal career path, trials and errors they faced, and will answer questions from any growing young professional desiring to meaningfully integrate sustainability in their career. This is your opportunity to network with established sustainability professionals while gaining career insight.

This event is organized by our WNC regional Emerging Professionals (EP) group, in collaboration with USGBC and AEE-Twin Cities.


  • 8:15 AM - Virtual Doors Open
  • 8:30 AM - Introduction & Welcome
  • 8:35 AM - Mentor Spotlight, Each panelist will share their career stories.
  • 8:55 AM - Breakout Rooms for Q&A of each Mentor
  • 9:55 AM - Closing Remarks
  • 10:00 AM - Program concludes. If there is interest, an optional 30min open discussion will begin for those who wish to stay online.

How does the roundtable work? Our panel of mentors will kick things off with a brief overview of themselves and their unique career paths. Then attendees will split into small groups and enter virtual breakout rooms for the remainder of the program. Every 15 minutes, the mentors will rotate to the next breakout room. By the end of the session, each attendee group will have interacted with each professional.

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Interested in getting more involved with the AEE-Twin Cities Chapter? Getting involved with local chapter leadership is a modest time commitment and a great way to network and direct educational content through quarterly board meetings and chapter meetings. There are opportunities to both get involved in a variety of different ways:

  • Our 2020 President, Jill Eide, will not be seeking another year-term and leaves a board of directors position open.
  • Our AEE-TC chapter is seeking a chapter representative as a liasion between with AEE National's Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL). CWEEL supports career development for professional women, mentoring, networking, and scholarships for aspiring woment to pursue technical education and careers in the energy and environmental fields.

  • Educational Committee to help plan content for AEE-TC chapter meetings. Alternatively, if you have a speaker/topic recommendation to share for the committee to persue.

If you're interested in getting more involved or learning more, contact AEE-Twin Cities President, Jill Eide at [email protected] for more information.

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