A Greener, Gender-Equitable Decade Ahead

This article was originally posted on the GWEC website. As we enter 2020, we leave behind a decade of successes and challenges in clean energy and climate action. Wind and solar energy now represent the lowest-cost option for power generation in markets where two-thirds of the global population live, according to BloombergNEF. Wind and other forms of renewable energy are on-track […]

Best Practices for Gender Diversity at Industry Events

The ‘Best Practices for Gender Diversity at Industry Events’ guide provides insights on what meaningful inclusivity can look like at events, going beyond quotas to mainstream diversity in key aspects of events. By implementing these best practices, events can address unconscious bias and unequal representation, positively impact corporate culture and encourage greater gender diversity in the wind energy sector. This […]

Wind Industry Commits to Greater Gender Diversity at Industry Events

The Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme has released the ‘Best Practices for Gender Diversity at Industry Events’ guide, which has been endorsed by wind energy associations across Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Industry events signal the direction of the market, provide a public face for wind energy and showcase thought leadership and role models in the wider energy […]

Women in Wind Statement to UNFCCC Adaptation Committee on Gender Mainstreaming

This article was originally posted on the GWEC website. In July 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and GWNET submitted a statement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on behalf of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program. The submission will feed into the UNFCCC’s Adaptation Committee’s work on implementation of climate change adaptation actions, informing Convention […]

Announcing the Mentees & Mentors for the 2019/2020 Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme

We are excited to share the selected mentees and mentors for the first year of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme! We received 85 mentee applications from emerging markets for wind power globally. Further insights on the applicant pool can be found here. This year’s mentees: Allison Luz Olivares Zuniga, Project Engineer, Vestas (Mexico) Busarin Premasathira, Assistant VP, Business and Project Development, B.Grimm (Thailand) Luiza […]

Insights on the Applicant Pool for Women in Wind

The GWEC and GWNET team have been hard at work going through dozens of applications received for the inaugural Women in Wind program. We are delighted to share that a total of 85 women submitted applications for the 2019/2020 program! With only five spots open to public selection in our mentee pool, that means a less than 6% acceptance rate for our inaugural year. […]

Women in Wind Launch: Press Release

GWEC announces Women in Wind Global Leadership Program to advance female leadership and representation in wind industry Partnership with GWNET to advance women’s empowerment in the wind industry through training and mentoring. Network of mentors among senior leaders to support the career advancement of women for greater gender diversity. Focus on mentees in emerging wind markets in Latin America, Asia […]

GWEC and GWNET to launch Women in Wind Global Leadership Program on 2 April

As you may know, gender diversity is an essential ingredient for any industry as it 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. Yet, as documented in IRENA’s January 2019 report “Renewable Energy: a Gender Perspective”, the renewables industry continues […]

The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program

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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