The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program class of 2022 pictured during Day 1 of their European Study Tour in Hamburg Germany (Sep 2022).

Introducing the Winds of Change Series: Transformative Tales of Leadership

In honor of Women in Wind’s 5th year (press release here), we are thrilled to announce a new storytelling series: The Winds of Change. This series focuses on the promise of renewable energy, the essence of leadership, and the pursuit of a just transition.  

Transformative Tales of Leadership

In a world longing for meaningful progress, it is the narratives of exceptional individuals that possess the power to ignite our imaginations and drive us to take action. Through this series, we will embark on an exploration of the realm of wind energy, delving into the stories of passionate individuals who have spearheaded sustainable solutions, pioneered transformative initiatives, and emerged as catalysts of change.

From ground-breaking innovators in wind farm technology to community leaders spearheading equitable transitions, the Winds of Change Series will showcase the personal journeys and exceptional achievements of these leaders. We aim to recognize and promote their visibility, challenge stereotypes, and encourage more women and professionals to pursue careers in the wind energy industry.

Women in Wind Global Leadership Program

The Winds of Change Series is made possible through the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a partnership between the Global Wind Energy Council and the Global Women’s Network for the Network Transition. We’ll be sharing the stories of exceptional women, men, and professionals who are spearheading sustainable solutions, pioneering transformative initiatives, and emerging as catalysts for change in the wind energy industry.

Lessons for a Sustainable Future

In 2019, Women in Wind in partnership with IRENA published Wind Energy: A Gender Perspective. The Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the gender dimensions within the wind energy sector and offers insights into the existing gender disparities, challenges, and opportunities for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in the industry. 

One of the key findings highlighted in the report was the importance of recognizing and celebrating women’s contributions to the wind energy sector. This includes highlighting success stories and achievements of women leaders, showcasing their impact and inspiring others. Recognizing and promoting women’s visibility can help challenge stereotypes and encourage more women to pursue careers in the industry.

Igniting Leadership and Empowering Change

The accounts of leadership that will be highlighted in this series will resonate deeply with our readers, offering not only a vivid demonstration of wind energy’s immense potential but also illuminating the key qualities that define effective leadership – visionary thinking, unwavering resilience, collaborative approaches, and an unwavering commitment to building a better world. Each narrative will provide invaluable insights and lessons that can be applied across diverse domains of our lives, empowering us to become proactive agents of change in our own spheres of influence.

We invite you to stay tuned as we embark on this inspiring voyage. In the weeks to come, the “Winds of Change” will unfold before you, presenting stories that will captivate your imagination and fuel your unwavering aspiration for a sustainable future. Prepare to be moved, motivated, and transformed by the remarkable journeys and contributions of these exceptional individuals.

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GWEC is a member-based organisation that represents the entire wind energy sector. The members of GWEC represent over 1,500 companies, organisations and institutions in more than 80 countries, including manufacturers, developers, component suppliers, research institutes, national wind and renewables associations, electricity providers, finance and insurance companies.


GWNET aims to advance the global energy transition by empowering women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world.

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