On July 24, 2015, GWSI Director Ronen moderated a panel on energy and environmental issues at the New Leaders Council (NLC) 2015 National Leadership Retreat in Washington DC. The session, held at the Decatur House just steps from the White House, focused on what the approximately 250 millennial aged participants could do help make progress on climate and clean energy issues.
Serving on the energy and environmental panel were:
- Katherine Neebe, Director of Sustainability, Walmart
- Malcolm D. Woolf, Senior Vice-President, Policy & Government A!airs, Advanced Energy Economy
The annual conference brings NLC leadership, alumni, and fellows from their nation-wide chapters, along with members of the general progressive community, to Washington DC for panels and discussions highlighting the accomplishments of progressives in the economy, technology and entrepreneurship, and in national and local government and chart the course for NLC for the fall of 2015 and the spring Institute of 2016.