GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic and SEIA host first all-women solar build

By Kelsey Misbrener To increase gender diversity in the local solar industry, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit organization that makes solar power and job training accessible to underserved communities, hosted its first all-women’s solar build in the District. This “We Build” event, sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), marks the local launch of GRID’s national Women in Solar Program, an effort to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive solar industry by providing pathways to technical careers for women, highlighting the voices of women of color in the industry and providing national leadership on solar workforce diversity.
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