White House Women's Leadership Summit on Climate and Energy recognizes Argonne scientists

By Diana AndersonMay 23, 2013

The White House Women’s Leadership Summit on Climate and Energy today is recognizing a select group of women experts from the public, private, academic and philanthropic sectors who are working to address climate change. Three Argonne researchers – Robin Graham, Leah Guzowski and Ann Schlenker – are part of this select group.

The summit is focusing on effective communications strategies on climate change and energy, including energy literacy and energy initiatives from the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

The event will also feature senior-level White House leadership. Leaders from the private and public sectors, nonprofits and non-governmental organizations will also be participating in this invitation-only, closed press event. Follow the conversation on Twitter from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT via #WHSummit.

The summit is jointly hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the White House Council on Women and Girls and the White House Office of Public Engagement.

Argonne National Laboratory integrates world-class science, engineering and user facilities to deliver innovative research and technologies that provide solutions to the grand challenges of our time: sustainable energy, a healthy environment and a secure nation.