GWNET leads a series of webinars, which address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector. The webinars also highlight policies, entrepreneurs and networks that offer women an increased path for inclusion in this important sector. Watch the webinars below.

Sustainability After COVID 19: Building Gender Equality into the Response

The Green Growth Knowledge Partnership webinar on Sustainability After COVID-19: Building Gender Equality into the Response was held on 26th May 2020.

The webinar featured experts from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), GWNET, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing & Organizing (WIEGO) and UN Women.

Discussions revolved around key questions on gender equality and COVID-19.

Powering Renewables: Women in Solar Energy III

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) webinar on Powering Renewables: Women in Solar Energy III was held on 5th May 2020.

The aim of this webinar was to highlight the perspectives of women working in solar energy, their professional as well as personal experience, their achievements and to demonstrate that a successful energy transformation can only be achieved when renewables become powered by equality!

Panellists included Christine Lins, GWNET Executive Director, Marlene Brown, Past President of the New Mexico Solar Energy Association, and Kathlen Schneider, a researcher at Solar Energy Research Lab Fotovoltaica-UFSC.

Networks Promoting Women in Energy

The GWNET webinar on “Networks Promoting Women in Energy” was held on Apr 7th 2020, with panellists addressing the different ways networks are supporting and promoting women in energy as well as the progress witnessed.

This webinar was the sixth in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) International initiatives that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

Women’s Energy Entrepreneurship

The GWNET webinar on the “Women’s Energy Entrepreneurship” was held on Mar 27th 2020, with panellists spotlighting the data and evidence base around women’s entrepreneurship in the energy sector which participants can use to inform policy and program design going forward.

This webinar was the fifth in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) International initiatives that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

Women Empowerment: Best Practices for the Sustainable Energy Sector

The GWNET webinar on the Women Empowerment: Best Practices for the Sustainable Energy Sector was held on Feb 19th 2020, with the speaker answering the question ‘What can we do to increase women’s employment in the sustainable energy sector?’ based on findings from GWNET’s new study “Women for Sustainable Energy: Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change.”

This webinar was the fourth in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

Gender Equality in the Energy Transition: Gender-sensitive Energy Policies

The GWNET webinar on the Gender-sensitive Energy Policies was held on Jan 30th 2020, with panellists spotlighting policies and regulations designed to catalyse gender equality in the clean energy sector with a focus on Africa and Latin America.

This webinar was the third in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change

This GWNET webinar, held on Dec 17th 2019, marked the official launch of GWNET’s first study Women for Sustainable Energy – Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change.”

This study 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.

Renewable Energy Job Opportunities along the Value Chain: Women and Youth Focus

The GWNET webinar on the Renewable Energy Job Opportunities along the Value Chain: Women and Youth Focus was held on Nov 13th 2019, with panellists reviewing job opportunities along the value chain in renewable energy for women and youth, and the mentoring and training programmes supporting them.

This webinar was the second in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

Energy Transition and the Role of Women: Where do we stand today?

The GWNET webinar on the Energy Transition and the Role of Women: Where do we Stand Today was held on Oct 15th 2019, with panellists reviewing the status of renewable energy and the valuable contributions women are making in the energy transition.

This webinar was the first in a series of 6 webinars, hosted in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, that aims to address the current roles of women in sustainable energy and the value and opportunities for increasing gender equality in this sector.

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