Tania Jarjur JD ’11
Tania Jarjur JD ’11 was named “Woman in Solar of the Year” by the Middle East Energy Industry Association (MESIA) at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Jarjur is the general counsel of Yellow Door Energy, which was founded in 2015 with the aim of providing sustainable energy solutions for commercial and industrial businesses. She is credited with negotiations of $150 million in funding and over 100 megawatts in contracts to bring solar to businesses in the region, as well as the development of a world-class legal department. Jarjur has also been recognized for her efforts to mentor and empower women in the workplace. She grew up in Abu Dhabi and moved to the U.S. to earn a bachelor’s degree and her JD. Jarjur has also studied and worked in Washington, D.C.; France; Turkey; and the Netherlands. She was admitted to the Washington, D.C., bar and has since worked in the UAE and Dubai.