Celebrating #WomeninScience: With unprecedented industry growth comes greater responsibility

Today, Women in Wind joins the global community in celebrating #WomeninScience, under the slogan “the world needs science, and science needs women and girls.” Following another record growth year for wind power in 2020, the wind industry has demonstrated its potential to support green jobs creation across its value chain, including a wide range of exciting career opportunities for STEM professionals.

Celebrating Big Wins Amid a Difficult Year

2020 was a year of disruption, loss, adaptation and change. But at the close of the second edition of Women in Wind, the Participants in 2020 have demonstrated how they leaned in to last year’s challenges, persevered and grew during this difficult period.

Women in Wind 2020 Q&A: Pavina Adunratanasee

Pavina Adunratanasee, one of the Participants of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020, discusses her pathway to renewable energy and issues facing women in the wind industry.

Women in Wind 2020 Q&A: Juliana Kainga

Juliana Kainga, one of the Participants of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020, discusses her pathway to renewable energy and issues facing women in the wind industry.

Knowledge-Transfer Webinar: New Market Opportunities in Wind Power

Yesterday, Women in Wind conducted its fifth and final Knowledge-Transfer Webinar of 2020. The webinar took a forward-looking approach by focusing on “New Market Opportunities in Wind Power,” with presentations on: digitalisation, green hydrogen and corporate procurement of wind and renewable energy.

Knowledge-Transfer Webinar: Permitting, Environmental & Social Impact

This week, the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program conducted its fourth Knowledge-Transfer Webinar of 2020. The webinar focused on the important topic of “Permitting, Environmental & Social Impact” of onshore and offshore wind projects, with a focus on three leading and emerging wind markets: Vietnam, South Africa and the UK.

Women in Wind 2020 Q&A: Laksita Gayuhaningtyas

We sat down with Laksita Gayuhaningtyas, one of the Participants of our Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020, to chat about her pathway to renewable energy and issues facing women in the wind industry.

Women in Wind: Gender diversity must be a priority in the wind sector for a just recovery

The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), have released a guide on Best Practices for Gender Diversity in Talent Recruitment, a resource to advance gender equality in the wind industry and attract top talent and skills with the end-goal of building a dynamic and inclusive workforce that can drive the global energy transition.

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Engineers are vital to #ShapeTheWorld, driving innovation and accelerating progress towards a more sustainable and resilient society. Every step taken in this field increases our collective ability to face present and future challenges.

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