AAEA is an environmental organization founded in 1985 that is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources, increasing African American participation in the environmental movement and promoting ownership of energy infrastructure and resources. We resolve environmental problems through the application of practical environmental solutions.
Congressman Marc Veasey is sponsoring a panel discussion in observation of Black History Month entitled, “Closing the Gap: African Americans in Energy” on Thursday, February 16 at 11 AM.
The panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities for African Americans in the energy sector. Moreover, the discussion seeks to educate Members, staffers, stakeholders and students pursuing STEM degrees or jobs in the energy industry, examine current energy policy issues and offer an outlook for the 115th Congress.
Gilbert Campbell, Founder and CEO, Volt Energy
Ray Dempsey, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, BP America
Paula Glover, President, American Association of Blacks in Energy
Commissioner Colette Honorable, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
They would love to have you join them for this event.