Explore our expert insights and analysis in leading energy and climate news stories.

Energy Explained

Get the latest as our experts share their insights on global energy policy.


Hear in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia, and civil society.


Find out more about our upcoming and past events.


Women in Energy Workshop:  The Basics of Investing and Impact Investing

Past Event

October 24, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the Financial Women’s Association of New York (“FWA”), this workshop will offer information that every woman needs to know about beginning to invest and creating financial security for the future. This session will include what you need to know about the different types of investments, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds, and how you can get started building an investment portfolio. The presentation will also introduce the concept of impact investing, or socially responsible investing, as a way to participate in investments that have a positive social and environmental impact. Presenters will include experienced professionals who participate in the FWA’s financial literacy program, Financial Backpack: Lindsay Starr, Executive Director, Prospect Management and Client Coverage – Morgan Stanley Suzanne Matthews, Adjunct Professor & Director, Center for Financial and Economic Education – Westchester Community College Patricia Addeo, Veris Wealth Partners Jennifer Kusa, Senior Associate, Private Capital Investors – New York Life Registration is required. Since space is limited, this event is only open to Women in Energy members. RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come basis until capacity is reached.  Dinner will be provided.  For more information contact: [email protected] — Founded in 1968, the Financial Women’s Association is one of the most prestigious and successful women’s organizations in the U.S., with over 1,000 members coming from all sectors of the financial world.  The FWA is dedicated to developing future leaders, enhancing the role of women in finance, and investing in the community. In this vital work, the FWA partners with numerous corporations, institutions, government agencies and talented individuals. In addition to providing professional development program for members, the FWA is involved in extensive outreach programs dedicated to fostering the next generation of professional women, including scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, mentoring, and financial literacy.


More Events

February 28, 2024 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm est

Methane Emission Regulations and US-EU Trade in Natural Gas

In recent months, European Union (EU) countries have advanced methane emissions legislation, while the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new rules for oil and gas operations affecting...

Methane Emission Regulations and US-EU Trade in Natural Gas
February 28, 2024 • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm est

Student Roundtable and Lunch with Áine Greene

This roundtable is open only to currently enrolled Columbia University students.The Women in Energy initiative at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA and Columbia University’s Society of Women...

Event • Center on Global Energy Policy
1255 Amsterdam Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10027
Student Roundtable and Lunch with Áine Greene
February 27, 2024 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm est

Celebrating Black Leaders in the Energy Transition

The energy sector, with its diverse disciplines and global impact, has been shaped by a wide spectrum of innovators who have contributed significantly to promoting energy equity and...

Event • Emmanuel Baptist Church
279 Lafayette Avenue
(Entrance is around the corner)
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Celebrating Black Leaders in the Energy Transition
March 4, 2024 • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm est

Reactor Costs and Decarbonization Efforts

New nuclear reactors could be a valuable tool for reducing carbon emissions in the United States, but high costs and cost overruns – in both recent years and...

Reactor Costs and Decarbonization Efforts
Our Work


See All Work