GWEC took part in a panel session on gender equality in the clean energy transition on 19 June 2019, as part of a panel organized for EU Sustainability Week.
Emma Pinchbeck, Deputy CEO at RenewableUK and one of the Women in Wind mentors, discusses what leadership looks like in the modern world.
Our partners at RenewableUK created a video series featuring Women in Wind working in the UK.
Do women lead differently than men, and if so, do those differences come down to gender or organizational representation?
On 28 May 2019, Joyce Lee, Policy and Operations Director at GWEC, spoke about the Women in Wind program at Brazil Windpower 2019.
Mercia Grimbeek, one of the participants of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program spoke to South Africa’s Financial Mail about female leadership.
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.
A study published by Harvard Business Review last year shows that women in the workplace disproportionately carry the burden of being agents of collaboration.
An article in UK media outlet BusinessGreen highlighted the Women in Wind program and the role of gender in UN Sustainable Development Goal 7.
Following our announcement of the eight selected participants for the inaugural Women in Wind program last week, we are so excited to share our eight mentors for this year.
We are thrilled to finally share the selected participants for the inaugural Women in Wind Global Leadership Program!
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.”
Thank you to all applicants for their patience as we undertake the selection and matching process for our inaugural group of mentees.
New “Global Trends in the Energy Transition” paper features thoughts from 75 female energy executives
This month, the all-female Hawthorn Club of women working in energy released a new report on global trends in the clean energy transition, in partnership with BloombergNEF.
We’ve been hard at work going through dozens of applications received for the inaugural Women in Wind program. A total of 85 women submitted applications for the 2019/2020 program.
On 16 April 2019, the ADP Research Institute released its 2019 State of the Workforce Report: Pay, Promotions and Retention. The report includes aggregated and anonymized HR and payroll data of more than 13 million workers in the US. The insights are dismaying, although not altogether surprising.
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.
Last June, RenewableUK created the Switch List – a living directory of spokeswomen from the energy sector to help industry engage better with diverse speakers for events.
The Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), a partner of GWEC’s Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, launched its newly created Women in Energy Expert Platform at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) on 10 April 2019. The BETD brought together more than 2,000 experts and 60% women speakers.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of the inaugural year for this exciting initiative!