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Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development's Women’s History Month spotlight continues this week with Christa Zaharias, the President of Corrosion Integrity Solutions! As the daughter of an engineer in a refinery town, Christa grew up with a close understanding of the energy industry. Through college, she worked in several different areas within the oil and natural gas industry and loved it so much, she decided to make a career out of it.As an engineer, Christa knows that energy touches every part of our lives, every day. As a Coloradan, she loves being part of the constant innovation taking place across the energy industry; something she sees firsthand across the state, from new technology to modern engineering practices.Her advice to other women looking to get their start within the industry is, “Don’t assume that others at the table know more than you – they probably don’t. If you’re in a meeting and...

March Technical Lunch Please join WOGA for our monthly Tech Lunch! Our keynote speaker is Sonja Borodko who will be talking about how Debt and other Banking products play a part in establishing and growing an O&G Company.Please register ahead of time to ensure there is a proper headcount for lunch.  Drop-ins will be allowed if there is space and may pay at the event but are not guaranteed lunch.  DATE: Tuesday, March 26th TIME: 11:30am - 1:00pm VENUE: Republic Plaza - Commons Conference Room (Concourse Level) 370 17th St. Denver, CO. 80202COST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberLunch is generously provided by Merrill Lynch!REGISTER HERE: March Tech Lunch Industry PartnersThe GEM Program’s Open House & Networking Event is on Thursday, April 11th from 5:30-7:30pm.REGISTER HERE...

March Technical Lunch Please join WOGA for our monthly Tech Lunch! Our keynote speaker is Sonja Borodko who will be talking about how Debt and other Banking products play a part in establishing and growing an O&G Company.Please register ahead of time to ensure there is a proper headcount for lunch.  Drop-ins will be allowed if there is space and may pay at the event but are not guaranteed lunch.  DATE: Tuesday, March 26th TIME: 11:30am - 1:00pm VENUE: Republic Plaza - Commons Conference Room (Concourse Level) 370 17th St. Denver, CO. 80202COST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberLunch is generously provided by Merrill Lynch!REGISTER HERE: March Tech Lunch April Lean In Circle Lunch - Work Life Balance Cheri Vargo is a Denver native and is the Owner of Dale Carnegie Colorado. With over 25 years of experience with Dale Carnegie, Cheri is passionate about the clients they serve and the growth potential that lies inside of everyone.As a speaker for...

March Lean In Circle Lunch - Dress for Success The Lean In Annual Membership Badges are in! Pick yours up at the lunch and make them a part of your personal brand!Join us this month for a discussion about dressing for your personal brand with Anne Liebman.Anne has always been passionate about the fashion and style world and possesses a natural talent for knowing what looks good. With her creative eye and adoration for working with people, she thrives in personal branding and styling with her own style consulting company—SheStylesCO. The idea of helping others look and feel their best is something she continues to put her heart and energy into, beyond her vast experience in the creative field of marketing and advertising.DATE: Tuesday, March 12th TIME: 11:00am - 12:30pm VENUE: Sterling Energy Offices 1200 17th St, 2nd Floor Mt. Evan Conference Room Denver, CO. 80202COST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberLunch is generously provided by Sterling Energy.Register...

Happy first day of March! This year is flying by and we are excited to continue spending it with you. There are a lot of exciting events happening this month. We hope to see you at each! Read on to find out more. March Lean In Circle Lunch - Dress for SuccessJoin us this month for a discussion about dressing for your personal brand with Anne Liebman. Remember when you feel good, you look good.When Anne moved to Colorado in 2014, she immediately fell in love with it. The combination of the outdoor lifestyle with the urban edge of Denver was so fresh and exciting. She had always been passionate about fashion and style and considered herself a true ‘people person.’ So the idea of helping others look and feel their best, and bringing out their own true ‘Colorado style’ was something she knew she wanted to move forward with and pursue in...

February Technical Lunch - Reserves and Well Performance Register today for our February Technical Lunch with keynote speaker Carole Edwards with Bonanza Creek Energy! Carole will talk about the highlights of the reserves process - how remaining oil and gas in the reservoir is calculated and the value of the reserves to the company. She will also discuss her type curve development process that models the way producing wells decline and is used to predict the performance of current and future wells.As Corporate Reserves Manager, Carole Edwards has been with Bonanza Creek Energy for the past 4 ½ years, managing the company’s oil and gas reserves and other reservoir engineering functions. She has worked in the oil and gas industry for 30 years in various reservoir engineering roles for major and independent sized companies and holds a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Colorado School of Mines.Please register ahead of time...

The WOGA board of directors is excited to announce our 2019 Corporate Sponsors!  These amazing companies have committed to supporting WOGA and our mission to empower women in the energy industry.  Their contributions and dedication ensure that we can continue to bring value to our members through educational and networking events.  If you have any questions about these sponsors or becoming a WOGA corporate sponsor, please email Christa at info@wogacolorado.org. Platinum Sponsors    Gold Sponsors   Silver Sponsors   Bronze Sponsors...

The new year is in full swing and WOGA is gearing up to bring you more great events and content in 2019.  We look forward to continuing to grow our membership and provide valuable learning and networking opportunities for women in the energy industry!We are extremely fortunate to have an amazing group of 2019 WOGA Corporate Sponsors supporting our organization and members this year!  Look for a separate upcoming post announcing the 2019 Corporate Sponsors. February Lean In Circle Lunch Please join WOGA for the February Lean In Circle Lunch featuring WOGA member Kaylee Techau!  Kaylee will be presenting Unscheduling, with information on taking control of your schedule, focusing on what is important and effective ways to reduce procrastination.Kaylee is the office lead for Tegre Denver, a third-generation engineer, and a recovering perfectionist.  She is constantly pursuing harmony while being present for her family, working full-time, running a small business, and volunteering.  After...

January Technical Lunch - Wellsite Footprint Modeling with Augmented Reality Please join WOGA for our January Technical Lunch with speaker Jack Nassab, Sustainability Engineer at Schlumberger Technology Corporation. This month's topic is: Wellsite footprint modeling, a sustainability software designed to model environmental impacts at the wellsite. This technology is providing a firsthand look into tangible drilling, completions, and wellhead impacts before the dirt is even turned over. Come and experience this for yourself!DATE: Tuesday, January 22nd TIME: 11:30am - 1:00pm VENUE: Republic Plaza - Commons Conference Room (Concourse Level) 370 17th St. Denver, CO. 80202COST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberREGISTER HERE:  January Tech Lunch...

Happy New Year from WOGA!  We hope you had an enjoyable, relaxing holiday and are recharged for 2019!  Here at WOGA, we are excited to get this years activities underway and look forward to continued growth for the organization and our members! January Technical Lunch Register today for our January Technical Lunch with keynote speaker Joe Lima. Make sure to check our website for more information on the this month's topic!DATE: Tuesday, January 22nd TIME: 11:30am - 1:00pm VENUE: Republic Plaza - Commons Conference Room (Concourse Level) 370 17th St. Denver, CO. 80202COST: $10 Member, $15 Non-memberREGISTER HERE:  January Tech Lunch Lean In Program 2019 Throughout 2019, WOGA will present an energizing Lean In Annual Program on topics of work life balance. Our Lean In circle is scheduled to meet monthly on the second Tuesday of each month for the duration of 1.5 hours. Each session provides both individual reflection and group dialogues.If you choose to sign-up for the entire...