What Can be Done to Support Women in Sustainable Energy?

Gender diversity drives innovation, opens new pathways for technology deployment, brings valuable perspectives to social and economic development and provides a richer pool of talent for key and emerging industries.  In the landscape of global issues requiring strong leadership and a skilled workforce, few areas are as critical as the transition to a sustainable energy system. Yet, as documented in […]

What is Sustainability? Economy, Ecology, Social

Last week, GWNET held its fifth knowledge-transfer webinar for participants of the 2/2019 Mentoring Programme, on the topic of SDGs and Corporations: How Does that Work? We were excited to welcome key speaker Barbara Fischer-Aupperle, coach, mentor and founder of bfa coaching and also a founding partner of GWNET. Barbara holds an Executive Master in Business Engineering (EMBE) from the […]

Stakeholder Commitment is Needed to Achieve SDG 5 & SDG 7

Last week, GWNET held its fourth knowledge-transfer webinar for participants of the 2/2019 Mentoring Programme, on the topic of Governance in the Energy Sector. We were excited to welcome key speaker Irene Giner-Reichl, an Austrian career diplomat with established expertise in sustainable development, women’s rights, development policy and energy. Irene is also the President of the Global Forum on Sustainable […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Christine Lins

GWNET brings you the 17th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Christine Lins. Christine Lins is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Paula Mints

GWNET brings you the 16th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Paula Mints. Paula is the Founder and Chief Market Research Analyst […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Magdalena Teufner-Kabas

GWNET brings you the 15th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Magdalena Teufner-Kabas. Magdalena started her professional career at the Austrian Institute of […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Barbara Fischer-Aupperle

GWNET brings you the 14th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Barbara Fischer-Aupperle. Barbara holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (Business […]

GWNET Knowledge Transfer Webinar – Personal Development: Self Presentation

Last week, GWNET held its third knowledge-transfer webinar for participants of the 2/2019 Mentoring Programme, on the topic of Personal Development: Self-Presentation. We were delighted to welcome key speaker Sonia Zavesky, Director of Zavesky Consulting Pty Ltd, a strategic verbal communication consultancy working with a range of clients to increase their confidence and competence in public speaking and media interviews. […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Sonia Ramos Galdo

GWNET brings you the 13th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Sonia Ramos Galdo. Sonia is a sustainable energy engineer with extensive knowledge […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Corina Radu

GWNET brings you the 12th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Corina Radu. Corina is a senior expert with 10 years’ experience [...]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Tanja Faller

GWNET brings you the 11th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Tanja Faller. Tanja has over 15 years of experience in project, early […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Monica Oliphant

GWNET brings you the 10th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentor, Monica Oliphant. Monica is a renewable energy specialist with over 40 […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Silvia Chacón

GWNET brings you the 9th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Silvia Chacón. Silvia graduated from Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Canas of El Salvador in […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Milena Simoes Murta

GWNET brings you the 8th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Milena Simoes Murta. Milena is actively engaged in promoting and discussing sustainability […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Merce Labordena

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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Merce Labordena. Merce is an energy professional leading projects to advance […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Hilda Franco

GWNET brings you the 6th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Hilda Franco. Hilda is an economist specialising in the power sector […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Ana Lucía Alfaro

GWNET brings you the 5th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Ana Lucía Alfaro. Ana is a chemical engineer from the University of Costa […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Agata Rostrán

GWNET brings you the 4th 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Agata Rostrán. Agata is an electrical engineer from Nicaragua with extensive knowledge […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Tatiana Orellana

GWNET brings you the 3rd 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Tatiana Orellana. Tatiana is an electrical engineer whose work focuses on supporting the capacity building […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Silvia Escudero

GWNET brings you the 2nd 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Silvia Escudero. Silvia is an energy professional with skills in energy economics and […]

Meet the Women in the Energy Transition: Tanja Muller

GWNET brings you the 1st 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 2/2019 Mentoring Programme. This mentoring programme contains 22 mentee-mentor tandems, with mentees from over 15 countries. Meet GWNET mentee, Tanja Muller. Tanja has over a decade of experience in political […]

Networks proving powerful in supporting gender inclusive energy transition

This article was originally posted on the SE4ALL website. Filagot Tesfaye is a professional engineer, successful entrepreneur and a change agent in Ethiopia’s energy transition. Parenting two small children and managing her own business, ON ENERGY CONSULT, is more than a full-time job. Yet, this remarkable woman still finds the time to support women looking to build careers as energy […]

Advancing the Role of Women in the Energy Transition Through Mentorship

In 2018, GWNET launched its first mentorship programme for junior/middle management women professionals in the energy sector, in response to frustration caused by the limited professional connections between women as well as the identified need to boost women’s careers in the clean energy sector. The GWNET mentoring programme 1/2018, aimed to promote the transfer of knowledge and skills from experienced […]

Updated: GWNET Mentoring Programme for Women in the Energy Sector

GWNET offers an energy-sector specific, global mentoring programme for women in junior/middle management positions. Since the success of a mentoring relationship depends on a high degree of compatibility between mentor and mentee, GWNET is committed to select with great attention the most perfect match for any mentee, drawing from a significant pool of willing and suitable mentors. The mentoring programme […]

GWNET Mentoring Programme 2/2019 for Women in the Energy Sector

“It is a great privilege to get someone who guides and helps me to discover and use untapped potential. My mentor groomed me to be sound professional in RE sector. Spending time with her was an interesting and memorable experience. I will always be grateful to her support and kindness. She has opened my eyes to new stages of opportunity […]

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