A newer organization in Ontario is living out its mission to bring attention to the many outstanding women working, or aiming to work, in the renewable energy industry through a pitch event in April, called Pitch Now! Women Talent in STEM.

WRISE Ontario, along with its Community Partner MaRS Discovery District, are bringing together Ontario-based renewable and sustainable energy companies alongside greater Toronto’s outstanding women candidates in STEM related fields, to help match them up for career opportunities that make the energy world a more sustainable place through workforce diversification.

WRISE Ontario is featuring a dozen energy companies on stage, including brands like Enbridge, PeakPower and OpusOne to pitch why they offer the most desirable work environments to women candidates seeking employment opportunities. On April 30th, MaRS Discovery District will be the onsite host for an evening of exciting evening of companies pitching their best jobs to more than 40 highly qualified candidates in the room. With only three minutes on stage, at least one dozen companies will pitch their best people and jobs to create a broad appeal for all candidates.

Spots are still available to women in STEM seeking a career in the renewable and sustainable energy industries.  Whether you’re new to the industry, seeking an industry change or already in the field, all applicants are considered. Candidates registering online are asked to answer four questions through the Eventbrite platform and are given 90 minutes to complete answers in 500 words or less.

The WRISE Ontario chapter event Pitch Now! Women Talent in STEM event is sponsored by Enbridge, and their partner companies Borealis Wind and Morgan Solar. WRISE (Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy) is a North American non-profit with 35 chapters across the continent and more than 8,000 supporters strong.  The WRISE mission promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy.