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Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Atlantic Council Announces 2020-2021 Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship Class

WASHINGTON, DC – April 8, 2020 – The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announced today the selection of its 2020-2021 class of fellows for its Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship. The Fellowship is a one-year, nonresident program for early to mid-career rising women leaders in the energy and climate field with an interest in policy. […]

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Leslie Hayward is director of business and content development for Rapidan Energy Group, a research and consulting firm that provides oil market analysis to leading hedge funds, banks, traders, producers, and other market participants. In this role, Leslie drives Rapidan’s growth strategy and guides content development to ensure the team’s expertise delivers the maximum value to their client base. Prior to joining Rapidan, Leslie served as Vice President of Content and Communications Strategy at Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE).

During her tenure, Leslie contributed to the organization’s policy analysis, donor relations, legislative efforts, and digital and earned media strategy. She launched and served as managing editor of SAFE’s independent news and analysis platform, The Fuse, and led the group’s communications team. In addition to knowledge of oil markets and energy geopolitics Leslie’s areas of expertise include electric and autonomous vehicle technology and transportation policy. Leslie received a BS from Tufts University with a double major in International Relations and Environmental Science. Her undergraduate work included a Senior Honors Thesis quantifying the impact of the oil industry and environmental interest lobbying on cap and trade policy, for which she received Tufts’ highest honors.