Hello! My name is Noelani Derrickson, Program Manager for Regulatory and Government Affairs for First Solar in San Francisco. I was a Fall 2017 fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) and currently corridinate session for the Spring 2018 Fellowship Coordinator. Two other First Solar associates, Mitch Ennis (SF -Project Finance) and Emily Puente (SF -Corporate Renewables) are current Spring 2018 Fellows!
CELI is a professional development organization based in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. It's mission is to empower and connect diverse young professionals seeking leadership roles in the clean energy field. CELI provides a 14-week Fellowship Training Program for young professionals with diverse backgrounds and equips them with leadership skills and technical knowledge of the electricity sector. The program consists of weekly two-hour seminar sessions taught by influential thought leaders and expert practitioners in the field, and a half-day leadership development training.
CELI is a non-for-profit organization that survives on fundraising and very low fellowship fees. Please donate and join the the team for an amazing event to support this incredible organization to continue educating and connecting the next clean energy leaders.