Meet Karen Conover, one of the Mentors of our Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020.
The renewable energy industry should embody gender diversity to accelerate the energy transition, says Women in Wind Global Ambassador Veronique Fyfe
In an interview with Engineering News, Women in Wind Global Ambassador for South Africa Veronique Fyfe says that the world needs “all hands-on deck” at this critical time.
A pandemic deepens existing inequalities, but if we choose to repeat past policies we will fail to build a more sustainable and resilient future for all.
Meet Isabel Rodriguez, one of the Mentors of our Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020.
Meet Natalia Zacur, one of the Participants of our Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2020.
Our collective ability to bounce back from the pandemic greatly depends on the inclusivity of our response. And there is a strong argument to be made for considering the current crisis as a pivot point for shaping more inclusive business practices that could make the whole industry more resilient to future shocks.
Last week, Women in Wind convened its first Global Ambassadors Forum, welcoming voices from across the global wind energy sector to discuss the state of diversity in the wind industry today.
Carbon emissions targets alone will not be sufficient to tackle the systemic drivers of climate change, such as poverty, gender inequality, and access to education. Gender equality is crucial to design effective climate policies.
In our second year, Women in Wind received applications from a diverse group of strong candidates all over the world. We provide a few insights about the pool of applicants in 2020 here.
GWNET just published its “Women for Sustainable Energy: Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change” study, which tackles how to increase women’s employment in the sustainable energy sector.
The renewable energy sector supports thriving local economies by creating direct employment opportunities and supporting economic activity in related sectors. But studies show that women are missing out on job creation in this sector.
Today marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, established by the UN to raise awareness on the long-standing implicit biases and gender stereotypes faced by girls and women in STEM-related disciplines. Collaboration, human talent and innovation are determining factors for a successful energy transition, but recent studies demonstrate that the renewable energy industry fails to fully harness women’s skills and talent.
Apply until 16 February 2020 for this year’s edition of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program.
Today, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced its partnership with the Equal by 30 campaign, a joint initiative of the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).
There is more urgency than ever to align political, financial, economic and social resources to create a greener world in the next 10 years. A chief concern will be how to harness the skills and talent needed for this mission – and in so doing, make the global energy transition more gender-equitable.
Women in Wind held its fifth Knowledge-Transfer Webinar on 17 December 2019, on the topic of business development, market intelligence and personal branding.
On the occasion of COP25’s Gender Day, 14 wind and renewable energy associations have committed to uphold best practices for gender diversity at their future industry events. The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program published a guide of ‘Best Practices for Gender Diversity at Industry Events’ today to empower and showcase female leadership in the wind energy sector.
On 13 November 2019, Women in Wind held its fourth knowledge-transfer webinar on project investment and financing.
On 8 November 2019, Women in Wind held a public webcast on why gender diversity is important for the wind industry.
From 30 September to 4 October 2019, the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program embarked upon a European study tour in Berlin and London.
As the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition bring women working in the wind industry in emerging markets to Europe to encourage action on the Sustainable Development Goals, GWEC’s Joyce Lee explains why the energy transition will only be successful if women are able to fully participate.