Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Clean Energy Leadership Insititute's Career Next Steps & Finding Your Mentor.

Friday 16th April

The Clean Energy Leadership Institute is a non-profit dedicated to creating a new kind of energy leadership. CELI is committed to bringing in new voices into clean energy and helping emerging leaders accelerate their careers.
The Clean Energy Careers Pathways and Expo is designed to show the pathways into a meaningful and impactful clean energy career. If you’re an experienced professional looking to transition into the clean energy space, or just getting started on your career, this event is a way for you to hear from industry leaders in technology, the oil and gas transition, communications, sales and marketing, policy and more. Attend panels, workshops, submit your resume and tour clean energy companies and professional organizations, and of course, begin to build your clean energy community.

For employers, this is a unique opportunity to showcase your company’s work, connect with diverse, emerging clean energy leaders, and recruit top talent in the energy ecosystem.

For more information on hosting a company booth or sponsorship, please contact Rachel Kriegsman at Rachel@cleanenergyleaders.org. If you’d like to enter your resume into the resume bank, please email celi@cleanenergyleaders.org.”

ALLY Energy's Making the Job Transition to New Energy: an Open Discussion

Thursday 15th April

Charli Matthews (Empowering Brands), Sarah Derdowski (CU Denver GEM Program), and Catherine McLean (Dylan Green) created space for a deep-dive of an Open Discussion centered around what it will take to transition roles and skills to new energy jobs. Lots of candid conversation was had surrounding the challenges of women leaving the workforce, transitioning various roles across different sectors in energy, and how to keep all voices and talent engaged.

Harvard Clean Energy

Harvard Alumni For Climate and the Environment's Career Transitions.

Wednesday 24th March

Please join us for a conversation about energy roles, public and private, with David Hochschild (California Energy Commissioner), Nate Berner (Co-Founder of Deep Green Solar), and Catherine McLean (Founder of Dylan Green Recruitment). And as per audience feedback, attendees are welcome and encouraged to stay tuned in for an extended Q&A followed by a networking breakout session. Not yet a member? Join HACE at www.harvardclimate.com.

ACORE event

American Council on Renewable Energy's Opportunities and Challenges in Corporate DEI Hiring Programs

Friday 11th December

Interested in learning more about diversity, equity & inclusion hiring program best practices? Join Vince Plaxico of Recurrent Energy & our resident expert, Catherine McLean, who will provide real world examples & experiences to help your company improve DEI hiring & employee engagement. Register for this free American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) event by contacting Colleen Pickford.

Suncast Career Summit Event

SunCast Career Summit's D&I Hiring in Action Panel.

Tuesday 1st September

How are managers creating diverse and inclusive work environments? Hear from hiring professionals and D&I experts as they dispense practical advice, best practices, and processes to efficiently implement D&I strategies to your hiring procedures.

Women's Environmental Network Making Waves: Finding Your Employment Niche

Thursday 27th August

With all we’re going through these days, it’s a tough time to consider getting a job — or even promoting yourself. Join WEN as we talk to leaders in recruitment and hiring for government, environmental policy, and healthcare. This networking event will give you the tools you need to clarify your search and leverage your stories to launch the career you’ve always wanted – even during an economic downturn.

Leaders in Energy's Jobs for a Just, Equitable & Green Future

Thursday 27th August

Learn about new deep green jobs from Justine Burt, author of “The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Sustainable World.  Hear from Martin Ogle, Founder of EntrepreneurialEarth, LLC on how  ALL CAREERS are needed to intentionally create a green/sustainable economy; get tips on green hiring opportunities from recruiters, and from those working in green jobs.”


WRISE Webinar - Navigating the clean energy market amid Covid-19

Tuesday 25th August

This webinar panel will focus on navigating the clean energy job market during a pandemic and will touch on a few key questions: How to find a job (especially during COVID)? How has the pandemic changed the job landscape? What are Human Resources departments and Recruiters looking for? How do they search for and find people? How to navigate the process as a woman/woman of color? How to onboard virtually?”

How to be your own recruiter

New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE)

Tuesday 26th May

Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to make a change, these are complex times to begin a job search. Join NEWIEE for a Lunch & Learn session on Tuesday, May 26th from 12 -1 pm for expert advice and insights from professional recruiter Catherine McLean, CEO and Founder of Dylan Green.


WRISE - Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy

Wednesday 20th May

Catherine McLean, Founder and CEO of Dylan-Green will be hosting a Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE)

Virtual Meetup. Career Talk: applications, resume and LinkedIn tips and engaging with recruiters.


Clean Energy Leadership

Clean Energy Leadership Institute

Thursday 23rd April

Join CELI & Georgetown University McDonough School of Business next Thursday (4/23) for a Careers in Clean Energy Panel and Networking Event. We’re thankful to have panelists share their advice and experiences in the clean energy economy, including Wendy Hado, Nick Thorpe, Claudia Garavini John Izevbigie and many more. Specific questions on breaking into clean energy for the panelists or Catherine McLean CEO and Founder of Dylan Green.

Womens Energy Network DC

Women’s Energy Network

Tuesday 28th April

Please join WEN- D.C. for a great conversation with Beth Offenbacker, PhD – Executive/Leadership Coach & Consultant at Waterford Inc. and Catherine McLean, Founder and CEO of Dylan-Green as they provide advice on job searching during a recession, points and primers for resume building, and tips for conducting a remote interview.

Women’s Bar Association

Thursday 23rd April

Interested in a Green Career in Renewable Energy?  Join Beth Offenbacker and Dylan Green’s Catherine McLean on Thurs Mar 26 at 12pm for “Business Hour: Terrific Tips from Top Energy Career Coaches.” 

Hosted by the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s Energy and Environmental Law Forum, and co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, Clean Energy Leadership Institute, WGR Energy, Environment & Agriculture Task Force, and DC Bar Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources.