Michelle Davis, MBA ’18, was selected as a member of the 2018 Energy Scholar Class by OneEnergy Renewables, an independent developer of utility-scale solar energy projects in Seattle and 3Degrees, a company headquartered in San Francisco that connects people with cleaner energy on a massive scale. In collaboration with Net Impact, a leading nonprofit empowering emerging leaders to challenge and orient business toward the greater good, the two companies combine networks and resources to provide significant career development to Energy Scholar Award recipients.
The Energy Scholar Program is in its sixth year and elected eight remarkable students for the 2018 class from an exceptionally competitive applicant pool. The program runs from October 2017 through May 2018 and begins with the 2017 Annual Net Impact Conference “Path to Purpose – Accelerate Your Impact Career” in Atlanta, October 26 – 28. The Energy Scholars program is designed to accelerate the development of graduate and post-graduate students targeting careers in renewables. It supports individual student career objectives through mentoring, networking, and direct industry access.
Scholar selection criteria includes being currently enrolled full-time in a graduate or post-graduate degree program in the U.S., strong academic standing, and demonstrated interest in renewable energy. Michelle is in her second year of Antioch University New England’s MBA in Sustainability program and is Chair of AUNE’s Net Impact Chapter. She is a senior solar analyst at GTM Research with a focus on the downstream US distributed solar market. She tracks the competitive landscape of installers, financiers, and technology providers in the residential and commercial market segments.
OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees are both certified B Corps and believe that businesses need to consider the impact of their products and services on their employees, community, and environment, the B Corp certification demands rigorous standards of social and environmental performance.