GWNET facilitates connections among women working in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency to advance the energy transition. Dedicated events, as well as a cutting-edge women expert platform with enhanced features, also encourage networking among GWNET members.

Women in Energy Expert Platform

GWNET’s cutting-edge platform connects and empowers women working in sustainable energy around the world, with the aim to encourage greater visibility, networking opportunities and professional connections between women. Gain visibility by setting up your free profile today!

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2019 – Women’s Networking Lunch

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GWNET generates and disseminates information on the role of women in the energy transition with the goal of creating awareness, strengthening networks and ultimately influencing decision-making.

In particular, the 2020 GWNET study Women for Sustainable Energy – Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change” contains an overview of women’s current participation in the sustainable energy workforce in developed and emerging economies, the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, industry interviews, good practice examples and recommendations for a more gender-diverse sector.

The study aims to shine a light on some of the most pressing obstacles to the attraction, retention, and advancement of women in the corporate sector, ultimately spurring positive action towards women’s equal inclusion in the sustainable energy sector.

Additionally, GWNET has launched the campaign “Energy Transition Role Models: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs,” which showcases portraits of remarkable women entrepreneurs in sustainable energy who are working across different disciplines and countries, with the goal to give female leadership visibility and thereby inspire and encourage others – especially young female students and graduates – to follow suit.

GWNET also organises webinars, conferences, seminars, and workshops which foster discussions and promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition.


GWNET leads the development of several women mentoring programmes designed to accelerate the careers of women in the energy sector, support their pathway to leadership positions and foster a global network of mentorship, knowledge-sharing and empowerment

GWNET’s current programmes include:

  • Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2023
  • Women in Energy Storage Mentoring Program 2022
  • 2023 Energising Women to Advance the Energy Transition
  • 2023 Women in Energy Empowerment Mentoring Programme
  • Women in Renewable Energy in Africa (W-REA) 2023 Mentoring Program

Learn more about our programmes, our inspiring mentorship participants, and how you can get involved here

Coaching & Training

GWNET facilitates individual career coaching by specialised coaches with sector-specific backgrounds in sustainable energy. Training courses on selected topics are also available. If interested, kindly contact the International Secretariat for more information.

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