That’s a wrap on the inaugural WBENC Energy Week! Thank you for following along and attending this week’s virtual events. In case you missed anything, here is a quick recap of the highlights of the week.

WBEs in Energy

Members of WBENC’s Energy Industry Advisory Board (EIAB) nominated WBENC-Certified WBEs who are making a positive impact in their industry. These women-owned businesses are all current suppliers to the industry who have demonstrated excellence in their fields and are making a positive impact on the energy industry.

Meet the WBEs they nominated – these six women-owned businesses have gone above and beyond in maintaining quality service, relationships, and innovative solutions for corporations within the energy industry.

  • V Janet Brewster, Brewster Procurement Group Inc
  • Donna Cole, Cole Chemical & Distributing, Inc.
  • Anabel Daily, Daily Instruments
  • Vanessa Ingalls, Diamond T Services Inc.
  • Lilly Stotland, Vesco Oil Corporation
  • Dr. Dana D. Wells, Dana Wells & Associates

Watch a video of our Energy Week webinar to hear stories from each WBE and how they manage to stay resilient through challenging times in this panel of #WBEsinEnergy brought to you by Chevron.

Corporate Member Insights

From feeding the hungry to donating fuel to frontline workers and hospitals, WBENC Corporate Members in the energy industry are employing creative methods to support their employees, customers, and communities during these trying times.

Read How Energy Corporations Are Stepping Up Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

During Energy Week webinars, industry leaders reflected on the challenges of 2020, and what it means for the future of the industry in 2021. Read a guest blog post from Dave Feldman, Manager of Supplier Diversity/Local Content at Chevron, on his perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted him personally and Chevron globally.

Read a Guest Blog Post from Dave Feldman of Chevron: The Global Pandemic — Through the Eyes of an Employee


Coffee with Corporates

Time for a coffee break? Take a few minutes to get to know some of the supplier diversity leaders within the Energy Industry.

Brenda Erickson
Director, Supplier Diversity

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Nancy Swartout
Global Sustainable Procurement Manager

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Lindsey All
Director of Marketing, Programs & Business Development, WBENC

As Director of Marketing, Programs & Business Development, Lindsey leads executive education and development programs from everything from design thinking and pitching to industry specific programs like the WBENC Energy Executive Program.