Women in Propane Council to co-host roundtable at World LP Gas Forum

September 4, 2014 By    

The National Propane Gas Association‘s Women in Propane Council (WIP) will co-host a roundtable discussion at the 27th World LP Gas Forum and 29th AIGLP Congress on Oct. 29.

The discussion will focus on the creation of a global network for women in the propane industry and the role the World LP Gas Association would play.

Nikki Brown, managing director, Cavagna Group UK Ltd., will lead a conversation with Nancy Coop, business development executive, Ferrellgas and WIP’s founding chair and Jill Hopkins, CFO, Sheldon Gas Co. and WIP’s current chair. Coop and Hopkins will share the history of the WIP Council, its successes and challenges and the group’s plans for the future.

After the presentation, Brown will be moderator for a panel discussion about the WLPGA forming a group like WIP. It will cover the group’s mission and goals as well as recommendations for moving forward.

The panel will feature international industry leaders including Reema Nanavaty, secretary general of the Self Employed Women Association, India; Sheila Oparaocha, executive director, Energia, Netherlands; Christina Espinosa, CEO, GenteGas, Guatemala; and Kalinda Magloire, CEO, SWITCH, Haiti.

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