In 2018, the Women in Clean Energy (WICE) initiative was developed in efforts to foster a community of support, solidarity, and camaraderie for self-identifying North Carolinian professional women in the clean energy industry. Within the first year, more than 400 women participated in several networking events held across the state. The WICE Mentorship Program also made a significant impact on both mentors and mentees, cultivating strong professional and personal relationships between women from all regions. As the number of women in the clean energy industry continues to grow, WICE remains a safe haven for the women of North Carolina to network and support each other. Learn more
“At the root of it is bringing people together.“ —Maria Kingery, Seedfunder of WICE
About the Mentorship Program
There are no age or career level requirements in order to be a mentor—we are simply looking for a diverse mix of ages, career stages, education levels, and focus areas.
What is expected of a WICE Mentor?
- Meet with your Mentee once every quarter, for at least one hour.
- Choose a meeting type that works for both of you… informal coffee or lunch meetings, job shadowing, attending events, video chat, etc.
- Establish realistic goals and objectives for the year.
- Follow NCSEA Mentorship guidelines and utilize the NCSEA team for support.