Recognition of renewable energy pioneer in Argentina

In July, the Government of Argentina awarded Gabriela Rijter, Coordinator of National and International Cooperation at the Undersecretariat of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, as a Woman Pioneer for her public service.

Who runs the world – and how?

Do women lead differently than men, and if so, do those differences come down to gender or organizational representation?

More action needed on global gender equality by 2030

The 2019 SDG Gender Index, tracking gender equality across 129 countries, finds that nearly 40 per cent of the world’s girls and women – 1.4 billion people – live in countries failing on gender equality.

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Next week our #womeninwind will kick-off their study tour in #Europe! From networking opportunities, to site visits, to meetings with govt & industry - they will learn more on how to move forward the #energytransition & #genderequality.⠀ ⠀ Women in Wind will be acting as an Action Partner for the Global Week to #Act4SDGs, held from 20-30 September 2019, joining thousands of organizations and citizens around the world in the campaign for stronger action on the UN SDGs. We hope to use the study tour as an opportunity to support SDG 5 - Gender Equality - and SDG 7 - Access to Clean and Affordable Energy.⠀ ⠀ Stay tuned to find out more!

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The first stop on next week's #womeninwind Study Tour is #Berlin! A special thanks to @gerenewableenergy , one of our supporting partners for the program & hosts during this exciting week of visits, discussions & networking with some of the key players in the global #energytransition.. Stay tuned to our stories next week to see more insights from our tour! ⠀ ⠀ #genderequality #womenempowerment #womeninSTEM #windenergy #genderequity #genderpaygap #womenleaders #girlpower

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The second stop on next week's #WomenInWind study tour is #London and @mhi_vestas, the Program's Leading Partner, factory on the Isle of Wight! Keep up with our stories next week to see the important opportunities our Women In Wind Global Leadership Program brings to promote #genderequality within the #windindustry. #womenempowerment #genderequity #genderpaygap #windpower #renewableenergy #womeninSTEM #womenleaders

Contact

Joyce Lee

joyce.lee@gwec.net

Alyssa Pek

alyssa.pek@gwec.net

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