Connie holds a B.A. from the University of Alberta and brings 20 years of experience from the IT/computer programming sectors to her work at GGI. She founded Growing Greener Innovations in 2014 with a desire to create a better generator–silent, no fumes, no carbon emissions. Upon developing the patented GRENGINE™ rechargeable and stackable battery generator, she expanded into energy storage and smart battery management systems. In six years, GGI has grown to be one of Canada’s top battery manufacturers and BESS design companies.
Connie is on the steering committee of NAIT’s Centre for Grid Innovation, has been named to the Globe and Mail’s 50 Top Changemakers list of 2021 and received Global Woman of Vision and World Changing Women awards. She won The Forum’s Odlum Brown 2020/2021 Award and is a frequent speaker at clean technology, energy and women in tech events. GGI has recently been awarded a U.S. Defense Innovation Award, CGLCC Business of the Year award, and a CANIEs Product Innovation Award.
Anjum Mullick is an environmental engineer and accomplished senior leader with over 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors. She has led large initiatives and projects throughout her career and is particularly proud of the ground-breaking environmental projects she’s worked on in the oil and gas industry. Anjum currently sits as a board member for the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board.
Anjum has a passion for diversity and inclusion and works to increase the number of women in engineering and leadership roles. She is a past president of the Women of WorleyParsons; co-chaired the 2018 Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology conference in Edmonton; and was a director on the WinSETT Board. During her time at the City of Edmonton, she helped establish and lead her department’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and was a member of the City’s GBA+ Advisory Committee. She currently chairs the Women in APEGA Advisory Group and was recently awarded the APEGA Summit Award: Women in Engineering and Geoscience Champion, and in 2020 was awarded the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award in the newly created Breaking Barriers in Gender Discrimination.