FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
American Association of Blacks in Energy President and CEO, Ralph Cleveland, Appointed to National Energy Foundation Board
Washington, D.C., July 10th, 2023 - The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is proud to announce the appointment of Ralph Cleveland, a distinguished engineer and entrepreneur, to the Board of the National Energy Foundation (NEF). This significant development highlights the commitment to collaboration and diversity in the energy sector.
As President and CEO of AABE, Ralph Cleveland has been at the forefront of promoting equal representation and fostering opportunities for black professionals in the energy industry. With his extensive experience and expertise, Ralph has played a pivotal role in driving innovation and advocating for equitable practices within the sector.
The appointment of Ralph Cleveland to the NEF Board signifies a significant milestone in advancing the goals of both organizations. By joining forces, AABE and NEF aim to enhance collaboration among industry stakeholders and leverage the expertise of diverse professionals in the pursuit of a sustainable and inclusive energy future.
Ralph Cleveland's background as an engineer and entrepreneur brings a unique perspective to the NEF Board. His leadership and vision will contribute to the formulation and implementation of strategic initiatives that prioritize scholarship, research, and equitable access to resources within the energy sector.
Collaboration among diverse voices is vital for addressing the complex challenges facing the energy sector. The combined efforts of AABE and NEF will create opportunities for innovation, knowledge-sharing, and the development of emerging talent. Through scholarships, mentorship programs, and community outreach initiatives, this partnership aims to empower the next generation of energy leaders.
About American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE):
The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a national organization dedicated to ensuring the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues. AABE's mission is to provide direct input into the deliberations and developments of energy policies, regulations, emerging technologies, and environmental issues.
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American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE