Celebrating the Participants of the Regional LAC & MENA Mentoring Programme

We know that the inclusion of women and people of diverse ethnicities brings benefits not only to the sustainable energy sector in particular, but to the workplace in general. A diverse working environment reduces corporate risk, improves governance and a company’s ability to survive financial shocks, increases innovation and improves team leadership. Similarly, the underrepresentation of women in leading positions [...]

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 […]

Global Governance in the Energy Sector & the Impact of COVID-19

Last week, GWNET held its third knowledge-transfer webinar for the participants of the LAC & MENA Mentoring Programme 2019/2020, on the topic of Global Governance in the Energy Sector. We were excited to welcome key speaker Dr Irene Giner-Reichl, an Austrian career diplomat with established expertise in sustainable development, women’s rights, development policy and energy. Irene currently works as an […]

How to Present Your Best Self

Last week, GWNET held its second knowledge-transfer webinar for participants of the LAC & MENA Mentoring Programme 2019/2020, 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 […]

A Week Rich With Learning & Networking: The LAC & MENA Mentoring Programme Study Tour

During the last week of November (25th to 29th 2019), GWNET with support from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), hosted a dedicated  study tour in Berlin for participants of the newly launched mentoring programme for women in Latin American Countries (LAC) and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  With 20 sustainable energy professionals [...]

Announcing the Mentors for the 2019/2020 LAC & MENA Mentoring Programmes

GWNET is delighted to share the mentors for the first two regional mentoring programmes for Latin American Countries (LAC) as well as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The programmes are sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as part of its bilateral energy partnerships with the selected countries.  Each of these mentors [...]

Announcing the Participants of the 2019/2020 MENA & LAC Mentoring Programmes

GWNET is excited to share the selected participants for the first two regional mentoring programmes for Latin American Countries (LAC) as well as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The programmes are sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as part of its bilateral energy partnerships with the selected countries. GWNET has received [...]

Advance your Career: New Mentoring Programmes Available for Women in Sustainable Energy in Selected LAC and MENA Countries

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 […]

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