A Woman'€™s Work: Dawn Moody discusses her green-collar job in Philly

Authors: Julia Rhee
Julia Rhee is the Green For All Tour Ambassador for The Black Eyed Peas' 2010 tour. Sign up for updates from the tour and a chance to win a meet and greet with the Peas. One of the most frequently asked questions is, "Where are the women in green jobs?" With so much public attention focused in construction, a historically male-dominated field, people wonder about the role of women in green careers. Meet Dawn Moody, longtime Philadelphia resident and green-collar worker with the Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA). Dawn came out to volunteer with us at the Philadelphia stop of The Black Eyed Peas tour. The proud mother of a college freshman who encourages her peers to unplug appliances after use, Dawn is a living example of women who are redefining the industry in green construction. “The best thing about my job is that I help people conserve energy and put a few extra dollars in their pocket. They don’t have to choose between buying groceries in the refrigerator or heating their house,