Supporting Women Engaged in the Sustainable Energy Sector through Mentorship

Gender imbalances in the energy sector affect women at different levels, with one of the key imbalances being disproportionate access to mentors – women tend to have less access to mentors than men. Keeping in mind that it has been proven that a personal relationship with a mentor yields demonstrable professional benefits, this absence can lead to a significant disadvantage […]

Nothing Compares to You – be Yourself!

Last week, GWNET held its first knowledge-transfer webinar for participants of the People-Centred Accelerator Mentoring Programme, on the topic of Personal Development & Branding. We were delighted to welcome key speaker Barbara Fischer-Aupperle, coach, mentor and founder of bfaCoaching and also a founding partner of GWNET. Barbara holds an Executive Master in Business Engineering (EMBE) from the HSG University St. […]

Announcing the Participants of the People-Centred Accelerator Mentoring Programme

GWNET is excited to share the selected mentees for the People-Centred Accelerator Mentoring Programme for women working in energy access. The programme carried out in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) received 90+ applications from women working in sustainable energy from Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, and Zambia.  The quality of applications received was very high and we sincerely thank all [...]

Call for Applications: People-Centered Accelerator Mentoring Programme for Women in Energy Access

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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