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The Role of Women in Climate Tech with Linda Kinney

Climate change is a constant topic of conversation. And while headlines may seem bleak, the climate technology sector continues to grow and innovate to improve our use of resources and impact on the environment. With this sector expected to continue to see rapid substantial growth, it’s time for women to explore it as an option, no matter their professional field. Linda Kinney is here today to talk about the lack of women in climate tech, and what we can do to change it. This week’s episode 94 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about the role of women in climate tech!

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Linda Kinney shares the importance of encouraging women to take jobs in climate technology and actionable steps you can take right now to invest in the future of climate technology companies.

Linda Kinney is a climate tech visionary who served as the head of ESG and Product Regulatory Legal at Intel, which is repeatedly ranked at the top of Barron's list of the most sustainable public companies. She's an impact investor and plays an active role in advising climate tech CEOs and leadership teams. Before she moved to the private sector. Linda served in the federal government during three administrations, receiving the highest levels of civil service appointment as a career member of the senior executive service.

Some of the talking points Julie and Linda go over in this episode include:

  • Linda’s hope for climate technology because of government and private sector investment in climate tech.

  • The current lack of women’s involvement in climate tech.

  • Educating and empowering women to enter the climate tech space, no matter their career field.

  • Adjusting investments on both personal and corporate levels to include climate technology.

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