This year WGES celebrates and highlights individuals and organizations who have shown exemplary leadership, innovation, and commitment to solving societal inequities through sustainable and educational solutions
WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — The World Green Energy Symposium (WGES) Council, Ambassadors and Partners announce Mr. Aziz Ahmad, CEO and Founder of UTC Associates and Co-Founder of CodersTrust the 2022 WGES NOVA Award Recipient.
The WGES NOVA award is presented to those who have made outstanding contributions in clean energy or sustainable innovations in existing energy technologies based on actual case studies. This year WGES also celebrates and highlights individuals and organizations who have shown exemplary leadership, innovation, and commitment to solving societal inequities through sustainable and educational solutions.
Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has!” Mr. Ahmad as co-founder and Chairman of CodersTrust, an organization whose aim is to educate and create digital jobs for marginalized groups to increase their economic independence is the perfect example of the validity of those words. CodersTrust is a purpose-driven, global skill development and IT training organization. It was created with a desire to make a tangible difference in the lives of the underprivileged, disadvantaged, and underserved population. “The youth, especially the female community, who struggle to find a comfortable living, is our prime concern,” according to Mr. Ahmad, “the vision of CodersTrust is to provide technical and soft-skill training for students/trainees in the global south and emerging markets. We believe, if we can facilitate the right tools for teaching skills that are out of their reach, they will have an opportunity and a real chance to join the global workforce. Our primary focus is on a sustainable, technology-based training platform.” Mr. Ahmad states that more than 60,000 students so far have gone through CodersTrust.
Mr. Ahmad has shared his commitment and expertise around the world. At the Vatican Conference sponsored by Pope Francis, where he was invited to present. His talk was on ”The Common Good in the Digital Age. ” At the European Parliament in Belgium his speech was on policy frameworks for meaningful usage of artificial intelligence. He has also presented at the Central American Conference, Eureka in Guatemala on the topic of economic empowerment through technological advances in underserved areas and has spoken at several of the panels at the Davos World Economic Forum. Mr. Ahmad will again share his expertise on April 13, 2022, at the 11th World Green Energy Symposium in the United States as a Master Class Keynote Speaker with a talk on “Maximizing Cyber Security with Sustainable Technology.”
Mr. Ahmad is globally known for his commitment to sustainability and the greater good. He is highly respected and admired by his colleagues and students alike. “WGES is proud to add Mr. Ahmad to the roster of past recipients of the NOVA Award. He is an influencer and a game changer.” Stated Professor Robert Gallagher, Executive Chairman of the WGES Council.
He is in good company. Other past WGES NOVA Award recipients include; the City of Philadelphia for its Greenworks sustainable program accepted by Mayor Nutter, the Country of Brazil presented for its Sustainable Program in Rio de Janeiro, Tishman, DOW, Johnson Controls for corporate leadership, innovative products & technologies, Drexel University for its Smart House Program accepted by the Dean and Students involved in the program, the District of Columbia for its Sustainable DC plan accepted by Mayor Vincent Gray, the University of the District of Columbia CAUSES for its Urban Food Hubs accepted by Dean Sabine O’Hara, for its concept as a model for Urban Agriculture, these are among other notable recipients.
For the eleventh year the WGES will serve as a world stage of education and information exchange on maintaining the health of our planet and as a platform of clean energy technologies and sustainable programs that will also benefit our economy. “We are at the eleventh hour and, based on scientific data, heading toward the cliff of no return if we do not act now.” States Professor Gallagher, “The decision we make will affect generations to come.”
The WGES brings together top experts, leading decision makers, buyers, investors, innovators, global industry and local, state, and federal agencies and delegates in a platform conducive for information exchange, opportunities, networking, and actionable solutions to a packed audience.
This year the WGES will be held virtually on April 13, 2022, from 9:00am to 4:00pm, WGES works in collaboration with universities, government agencies, businesses, environmental organizations, chambers of commerce, economic development, and other nonprofit organizations, the WGES provides the platform for the education and information exchange for implementation of clean energy and sustainability efforts through its master lectures, case studies, and interaction.
The WGES continues to follow in its tradition of having a cross section of the country’s and the world’s top experts and dynamic speakers. The presenters provide updates on actual case studies and opportunities, economic and sustainable opportunities for careers and contracting and discussions followed centering on issues and solutions, along with internship opportunities presented to students who are in attendance. For a list of evolving Speakers and agenda, visit thewges.us
This year’s agenda is post covid and topics from subject matter experts and scientists includes Safe Buildings, Health & Environment, Climate, Navigating Finance & Contracts in Clean Energy & Sustainability, Powering the Grid, Maximizing Cyber Security, Clean Water Solutions, Angel Investing, Transportation, US Government Agencies Forecasts for Clean Energy Programs.
As of this Publication Guest Lecturers/ Keynote Speakers Confirmed Speakers for the WGES April 13, 2022, program includes Professor Robert J. Gallagher, Executive Chairman, The WGES Council, Mr. Kevin Kampschroer, U. S. General Services Administration Chief Sustainability Officer, Director of Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings, Mr. Andrew Knox, Special Assistant, Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense; Mr. Stephen Ambrose, Chief Scientist SAIC, Climate Advisor, Chair, Washington Exec Climate Change Council, The Honorable William Anderson, Esq. Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Installations, Environment & Logistics – Air Force’s Senior Energy Executive, CEO, Generations Advisor, Sabine O’Hara, Ph.D., Founding Dean, Program Director, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia; Mr. Ron Uba, Acting Supervisor Business Development Specialist, Office of Business Development, U.S. Department of Commerce MBDA, Mr. Jean Robert Baguidy, MBA. Senior Advisor, Capital Access & Global Markets / Certified Blockchain Specialist / Export Trade Finance / Venture Capital, U.S. Department of Commerce, MBDA, Reginald Swift, Ph.D., Scientist, Founder and CEO Rubix Life Sciences; Mr. Gary Lawrence, Director, Sustainable and Resilient Strategies, WGI, Inc., Mr. Aziz Ahmid, CEO & Founder UTC, Co-Founder CodersTrust, Ms. Daisy Gallagher, Founder and CEO GGW, Inc, Mr. Michael Jones-Bey, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Investment Recovery, Con Edison, Mr. Mary Rogers, U. S. Department of Energy Brookhaven National Labs, Ms. Virginia Gibson, Co-Founder SUSTAP LLC, Ms. Celeste Wunder, President, IMMI, Mr. Dan Loague, President DC Archangels Investors Group, Mr. Randall Reade, Vice President DC Archangels Investors Group. *This list of confirmed speakers is evolving.
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About the World Green Energy Symposium (WGES): With the understanding that implementation of clean energy and innovative technologies for existing energy is the responsibility of all mankind, the World Green Energy Symposium brings together government agencies and their leaders, large, medium and small businesses, institutions of higher education, students, venture capitalists, consumers and the world media in a platform of education and information exchange.
The symposium showcases new, alternative, sustainable and innovative product development and clean energy opportunities, financing, investing, procurement and programs. Working in collaboration with universities, government agencies, businesses, environmental organizations, chambers of commerce, economic development and other nonprofit organizations, the WGES provides the platform for the education, information exchange and implementation of sustainability efforts through master lectures, case studies and interaction as a vantage point for economic vitality and a healthier planet.
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