#TtInspires: Building an Energy Career Through the Power of “Yes” With Jeannelle Blanchard, International Development Clean Energy Expert

Highlighting how saying “yes” to each opportunity propelled her to her role overseeing international development energy projects around the world
Feb 11, 2022 8:00 AM ET

International Development

Over the past quarter decade, Tetra Tech’s Jeannelle Blanchard has built an impressive and diverse career leading energy sector reform projects around the world. Jeannelle has played a management role on more than 30 U.S. Agency for International Development contracts and has extensive experience in the full project management life cycle. Today, she oversees technical experts and project teams around the world in areas of power sector reform; utility reform; the nexus of clean energy, water, and food production; and the nexus of energy and gender.

In this video, Jeannelle shares the milestones of her career and how saying “yes” to each opportunity propelled her to the next one—beginning as an exchange student in Honduras to her current role as vice president of Tetra Tech’s international energy team more than 25 years later.

Learn more from Jeannelle in her expert Q&A highlighting how the linkages between water scarcity, energy security, and food security are pivotal to sustainable development.

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