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Announcing the Participants of the Mentoring Programme “Women in the SICA Energy Transition”

The Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) are proud to announce the selected participants for the “Women in the SICA Energy Transition” mentoring programme. The mentoring programme which received 70+ applications aims to advance the careers of junior and mid-career women working in the energy transition, in Belize, Costa Rica, [...]

Getting to Gender Equality in Hydropower: Take Part in our New Survey!

The World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), in partnership with the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and the Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), is launching a survey targeted at practitioners in the hydropower industry. The online survey is part of an IHA-led study that will look at the gender employment gap in the hydropower sector, and [...]

The “Women in Energy Empowerment” Mentoring Programme is Now Accepting Applications

To advance the role of women as agents of change in the energy transition, the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) on behalf of the German Energy Agency (dena) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), under the German bilateral energy partnerships, is launching a mentoring programme for women energy professionals in Russia, Turkey, and [...]

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