Examining the “second shift” for working women

An article entitled “Chore wars: why do women still do more housework?” in the last edition of FT Weekend highlights the issue of working women performing unpaid labour at home – the so-called “second shift.”

Women in Wind featured on Windpower Monthly TV

The dynamic team at Windpower Monthly TV featured the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program on their YouTube channel earlier this month, with a series of interviews conducted at the WindEurope conference in Bilbao. They spoke to the following women about how they got into the industry, why the gender disparity exists and what they think can be done about it.

GWEC announces Women in Wind Global Leadership Program to advance female leadership and representation in wind industry

The Global Wind Energy Council has partnered with the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) to launch the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program. The program is designed to accelerate the careers of women in the wind industry, support their pathway to leadership positions and foster a global network of mentorship, knowledge-sharing and empowerment.

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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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