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Feb 22

Tufts Health Plan Women’s Leadership Speaker: DR. CHRISTINA LAMPE-ÖNNERUD

This event is being presented by our friends at the Women’s Leadership Institute.

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Tufts Health Plan Women’s Leadership Speaker: DR. CHRISTINA LAMPE-ÖNNERUD

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Dr. Lampe-Önnerud is a sought-after speaker who passionately and eloquently shares her insights about battery technology, climate change, and environmental sustainability at industry and government events around the world.

She will engage the Bentley community in a conversation about sustainability, the importance of the alternative energy sector to the national and local economies, and the role of entrepreneurs in the development of alternative energy.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

The Women’s Leadership Institute is “A Partner in the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Dr. Christina Lampe-Önnerud is a well-known authority in the battery industry and an innovator in the arena of sustainability. She has pioneered the use of lithium-ion and other materials to deliver more powerful, longer lasting, safer, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable batteries for applications ranging from laptops to electric vehicles and utility energy storage. Prior to founding Boston-Power, Dr. Lampe-Önnerud was one of the youngest partners ever appointed at Arthur D. Little/TIAX, where she ran the company’s globally-renowned battery labs, defined strategies for the world’s top chemical and battery organizations, and directed high-profile market evaluations. Earlier in her career, she served as a director and senior scientist at Bell Communications Research. With close to 30 patents awarded in energy storage power solutions, Dr. Lampe-Önnerud has earned considerable recognition, most recently being elected a lifetime member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA. She has also received a wide range of awards, including: World Economic Forum 2010 Technology Pioneer; Northern Europe’s Top 2010 Sustainable Leadership Award; Top 10 clean tech companies as part of The Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing List;” Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for Clean Tech, New England region; Mass High Tech Women to Watch; and Top Innovators of 2008 by EDN Magazine. Dr. Lampe-Önnerud earned a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry and a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Calculus from Uppsala University in Sweden, and was a post doctoral fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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