Four Generations: Leadership in Clean Energy and Sustainability Holiday Event

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Join Leaders in Energy for Leaders in Energy’s “4 Generations: Leadership in Clean Energy and Sustainability (Leading Through Adversity)” Holiday Event on Friday, December 4, 2015, from 5:30 – 9 pm.  The event will recognize clean energy and sustainability leaders from World War II (1927-1945), Baby Boomer (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1980), and Millennial (1981-2000) generations who exemplify leadership in the energy and sustainability arena.

Shira Harrington, Founder and CEO, Purposeful HireFounder and President, Purposeful Hire, is the keynote speaker for this event. She will explore the changing world of work and the impact multigenerations are having on the workforce. Building on the understanding of what makes each generation unique, Shira will highlight how the four generations can embrace what they have in common to work together to create a more sustainable world. This is one keynote you don’t want to miss.

Clean energy and sustainability recipients of the Leaders in Energy 4 Generation Award, representing the World War II, Baby Boomer, Generation X, and Millennial generations, will share their stories on how they have achieved success by overcoming adversity in their careers. The leaders will explore how the challenges changed their organization, impacted the community, and how they found new approaches to meet these challenges. Stories and experiences you’ll want to hear.

2015 4 Generation Awardees

World War II/Traditional Generation Awardee – Bill Holmberg, Chairman, Biomass Coordinating Council and Latin American Caribbean, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Baby Boomer Generation Awardee – Robert L. Wallace,  CEO/Founder, BITHENERGY, Inc.

Gen X Awardee, Sonia Punjabi,  industry expert in international environmental sustainability, green buildings, energy efficiency, zero energy, and high-performance buildings at DNV GL.

Millennial Generation Awardee, Timi Komonibo, Founder of Style Lottery, a sustainable fashion start-up.


The event will be held at The Bier Baron, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with registration and networking beginning at 5:30 p.m. The keynote and speeches from the 4 Generation speakers will go from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., followed by networking until 9:00 p.m.


The Bier Baron is located at 1523 22nd Street, N.W. Washington, D.C.  The closest Metro stop to The Bier Baron is Dupont Circle. Local parking garages are available in the neighborhood.


The Bier Baron
1523 22nd Street NW
Washington DC 20037

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