GWNET aims to advance the global energy transition by empowering women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, coaching and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world.


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Generating and sharing information on the role of women in the energy transition


Advancing the role of women as agents of change in society through regional and global mentoring programmes

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The Current Status of the Energy Transition

Last month, GWNET held two knowledge-transfer webinars for participants of the GWNET 3/2020 and Regional LAC & MENA Mentoring Programmes, on the Status of Renewable Energy and the Role of Women in Energy. We were delighted to welcome key speaker Christine Lins, Executive Director of GWNET and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Solar Energy Society […]

Women Leaders Call for Action in Response to Covid-19: Opening Opportunities for Gender Equality in the Transition to Sustainable Energy

An opinion piece by Sheila Oparaocha and Elizabeth Cecelski (ENERGIA), Rabia Ferroukhi (IRENA), Dymphna van der Lans (Clean Cooking Alliance), Irene Giner-Reichl (GWNET), Monica Maduekwe (ECREEE), Ajaita Shah (Frontier Markets) As women leaders working to achieve sustainable energy for all, we are calling for gender equality in post-Covid-19 measures to build back better! Women are on the frontlines of the […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Missree Satish Vachhani

GWNET brings you the 7th instalment of the “Meet the Women in the Energy Transition” series which celebrates the work and achievements of the women who are part of GWNET’s 3/2020 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme is made up of 26 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 20 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Missree Satish Vachhani, a product marketing and business […]

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