women in power

STEM careers

GE highlights the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers

General Electric hosted a roundtable for female students from the INPHB in Côte d'Ivoire, highlighting the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers.
Only in Africa

Only in Africa: Changing the way we change Africa’s story

Changing the quip "Only in Africa" from a negative connotation to a positive narrative about living in or doing business in Africa.
women artisans

Journey to the trade test: Women artisans share their stories

Two women artisans, an electrician-in-training and a qualified electrician and trainer at the ATI, reflect on their career paths in a technical field.

Op-Ed: Gender mainstreaming is core to the future of RE businesses

Renewable energy companies that incorporate gender mainstreaming into their business plans, can expect to better serve their addressable market.
women leadership

WEBINAR: Fostering women leadership representation in the power industry

Join our live webcast on 25 February 2020 at 13h00 GMT, in partnership with African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, to discuss women leadership representation in the power industry.
funding

Green Climate Fund to channel over $1.87bn in tackling emissions

Green Climate Fund is now financing climate action initiatives in over 100 developing countries after the final Board meeting of 2019 approved 13 new projects.

Big break for women-led renewable energy projects in Africa

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform invites women-led renewable energy projects in Africa to apply for its funding programme. Deadline is 15 January 2020.
women in power

Renewable energy is not the future, it’s the present!

Wangari Muchiri was named a 2019 Obama Leader for Africa and recognised at Africa Science Week for her role in breaking barriers for women in STEM.
renewable energy sector

Supporting women in business initiative secures $251m

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders have approved a package totalling $251m in support of the AfDB’s AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa.

Adesina highlights funding gap for African women at G7 Summit

President of the AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, attended a G7 Summit session where he announced the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa initiative.

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