Wed, Nov 16|
DOE Funding Opportunities with Shalaya Morissette
Time & Location
Nov 16, 2022, 5:00 PM – Nov 17, 2022, 7:00 PM
About the Event
Please join the AABE Mid-Altantic Chapters a DOE funding opportunities discussion with Shalaya Morissette, Chief of the Minority Business and Workforce Division in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity for the Department of Energy. Shalaya will present on DOE funding opportunities for black-owned businesses and black researchers. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of Shalaya’s presentation.
All are welcomed to attend this event. If you are not affiliated with a black-owned business or black researcher, please place "not applicable" in the relevant registration fields. The Zoom link will be provided in an automatic email upon completion of the registration process.
Shalaya's bio is provided below for your covenience:
Shalaya is Chief of the Minority Business and Workforce Division in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity for the Department of Energy. She is a highly sought-after collaborator and co-conspirator in the clean technology space. Most recently, she has served in national leadership in the American Association of Blacks in Energy and at National Grid in regulatory compliance and safety. Last year, she took on an additional role as an engineering teacher to 11th and 12th graders in Boston - delivering a curriculum for engineering with energy in mind. Previously serving as the first African American board member of the New England Women in Energy and Environment, she has been devoted to elevating and engaging women and people of color in the energy space. As a Georgia Gwinnett College Alumni Association board member and a committee member for Browning the Green Space, she has been engaged in the nonprofit and higher education space as a strong advocate for elevating minorities in the energy transition. Shalaya’s passion for bringing young people into the clean energy industry has also been supported with her work with Girls Inc and WriteBoston. Shalaya received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia Gwinnett College and her Master of Education degree from Cambridge College. As a lifetime learner, she is continuing her education by pursuing a second bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering technology with Excelsior College.