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Women's Energy Network Houston Elects Carla Fair-Wright to Executive Board
Carla Fair-Wright elected to serve on Women’s Energy Network as Director of Membership
She is the chapter author of two books, 'Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology' and 'Case Studies and Applications of Web Based Energy Information and Control Systems.' Ms. Fair-Wright has been featured in the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) magazine, Maintenance Technology, and CODE Magazine. A Gulf War veteran, she has been honored for her contributions to the Armed Services as seen by her many military decorations which include Joint Service Commendation, Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, three Air Force Achievement Medals, and the National Defense Service Medal.
As a community volunteer, Ms. Fair-Wright has served in many capacities over the years. She was appointed by Mayor White as a Commissioner on Houston City Buildings and Standards board and worked closely with disadvantaged teens in low-income schools, as part of the Project Hope organization. Ms. Fair-Wright is an active member of Toastmasters and has served on the board of several Houston clubs. She has been an active Society of Women Engineers (SWE) member since 2007 and was the recpient of the 2014 Emerging Leader award.
About the Women’s Energy Network
Founded in 1994 in Houston, WEN is a non-profit organization that provides its members with networking and educational opportunities through social and mentoring programs. Members represent a broad range of disciplines and experience levels within the energy industry, including law, marketing, engineering and business management professionals.
WEN offers the exclusive opportunity to learn from some of the field’s most experienced women, or take on a leadership role and advise others in advancing their careers. Visit http://www.womensenergynetwork.org/
Membership is open to individuals who are currently employed at an energy company or providing services to an energy company, have a Bachelor’s degree or five years’ professional working experience within the energy industry and receive the recommendation of an existing WEN member. Established in May 2012, the organization has six other chapters in Houston, North Texas, South Texas, Washington, D.C., Southeast Louisiana, and Appalachia (Pittsburgh/