Rose McKinney-James and co-authors with TVA executives (L to R): TVA exec, McKinney-James, Carolyn Green, TVA exec, Hilda Pinnix-Ragland and Joyce Hayes Giles. (Co-author Telisa Toliver not pictured.)

The Energy Within Us

The five co-authors of The Energy Within Us share their experiences as Black women in different sectors across the spectrum of the energy industry and share their visions for the future. Joyce Hayes Giles – Corporate board member. Former senior VP of Public Affairs, Chair of the Foundation Board and…

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Rebecca Ponton has been a journalist for 25+ years and is also a petroleum landman. Her book, Breaking the GAS Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry (Modern History Press), was released in May 2019. For more info, go to

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