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Joan Wages of the National Women’s History Museum

One hundred years ago - on March 3, 1913 - thousands marched in support of giving women the right to vote, and turned the tides of history.  Green Connections has a special link to the suffrage movement: GCR host Joan Michelson’s great-great aunt Miriam Michelson was...

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Clean Energy Innovation – Amy Francetic of Clean Energy Trust

Clean Energy Innovation – Amy Francetic of Clean Energy Trust

The front lines of the clean energy economy are fascinating, brutal and potentially very lucrative.

Listen to one of the masters at growing clean energy start-ups, Amy Francetic of the Clean Energy Trust, discuss how it all comes together and CET’s $100 million partnership with Argonne National Laboratory. She spoke with GCR host Joan Michelson at the 2013 ARPA-E Summit in Washington, DC recently. Much of her advice is timeless.

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Catherine Williams of Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

From solar energy development to the advancement of CleanTech, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has been one of the first U.S. state agencies to focus strictly on clean energy investment. Listen to Catherine Williams, the Director of Communications for MCEC,...

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Laura Nereng of 3M Clean Energy Innovation

When you hear "3M" you think of Post-it notes, right? Not so fast. 3M is innovating in cleantech and breaking new ground, especially in reducing carbon emissions. Laura Nereng, Program Manager of 3M's Clean Energy Innovation, spoke with GCR Host Joan Michelson about...

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Karina Edmonds of the Department of Energy

Listen to Dr. Karina Edmonds, Technology Transfer Coordinator for the Department of Energy, speak about innovations from the National Laboratories that are solving our energy challenges. How do these inventions come to market? What can entrepreneurs learn from them?

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Rebecca Blank, Deputy Secretary of Commerce

GCR host Joan Michelson spoke with Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank at the 2013 DC Auto Show about the dearth of women in the auto industry - 1.8% on the shop floor and about 20% in offices - and what can be done about it.

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Hilary Fordwich of AOC Key Solutions

  Hilary Fordwich, host of the weekly television program Government Contracting Weekly and SVP of AOC Key Solutions, is a nationally renowned expert on government contracting.  Listen to GCR host Joan Michelson talk to her about government contracting opportunities in...

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Kathy Loftus of Whole Foods

Kathy Loftus of Whole Foods

Listen to Kathy Loftus, Global Leader of Sustainable Engineering and Energy Management for Whole Foods We'd love to hear your thoughts! Click here to email us, post on Facebook or post on LinkedIn.

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Michael Washburn of Nestle Waters

Michael Washburn of Nestle Waters

Listen to Michael Washburn, VP of Sustainability for Nestlé Waters talk about reinventing recycling...and how Nestle is collaborating with its competitors to do it. We'd love to hear your thoughts! Click here to email us, post on Facebook or post on LinkedIn.

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Susan Fallon of MONSTER.COM

Susan Fallon of MONSTER.COM

Listen to Monster.com VP Susan Fallon talk with Green Connections Radio Host Joan Michelson about the thousands of job opportunities in energy and the green economy and how to find them and stand out. Here are links to websites for green jobs postings - and some...

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Kate Gordon on job growth via the green economy and what we can do TODAY to boost it

Kate Gordon on job growth via the green economy and what we can do TODAY to boost it

Kate Gordon on job growth via the green economy and what we can do TODAY to boost it

Listen to nationally-recognized expert Kate Gordon as she talks about what the green economy really is and the jobs it is creating, including the skills required for those jobs. She talks about what President Obama have done (and his policies are still doing) and what local leaders can do TODAY to boost economic growth. Kate is a straight-shooter who has worked in the heart of the DC establishment and on the local level — and speaks with both credibility and wit to make for a fascinating discussion.

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Joan, I love your show, you’re a terrific interviewer, you ask smart questions, and your topics are important and interesting. Green Connections is a favorite!!!
– David, CEO EdgeStudio.com

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Joan Bryna Michelson, MBA is an award-winning business and communications leader, public speaker and host of the acclaimed podcast series, Green Connections Radio™... Read More

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