Sierra Schultz (she/her) works on the HQ Construction team as a Commercial Project Manager. She joined GRID in 2021, with a background in Civil Engineering and experience in managing Heavy-Civil Construction projects. Her role focuses on climate justice through engineering and project management. Sierra has managed PV installations throughout California, while co-leading two affinity groups at GRID.
Meet Brittney, a 2022-23 SolarCorps Construction Fellow, a graduate of our Installation Basics Training (IBT) program, and a current resident of Mirasol Village, where GRID Alternatives North Valley just installed a 137.9 kW solar photovoltaic system! We sat down with her to talk about her time in IBT, her transition into SolarCorps, and her experience living at Mirasol Village.
This year, in honor of Women in Construction Week 2023, GRID Alternatives San Diego took an internal look at where we are and how far we have come. We discovered hope and joy but also - a lot of room for growth.
En 2021, GRID lanzó un programa de capacitación básica sobre instalaciones solares, llamado IBT por sus siglas en inglés, este programa tuvo una duración de 5 semanas y fue dirigido a mujeres nicaragüenses.
In 2021, GRID launched a 5-week hands-on solar installation training program for women in Nicaragua called Installation Basics Training (IBT). Sixteen women graduated from the program in 2021 and seven have already been hired in the local solar industry.