women in power

Damilola Ogunbiyi

Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7

Having taken up her position at SE4ALL at the start of what would prove to be a year of unprecedented crises, Damilola Ogunbiyi spoke on achieving SDG7.
hydropower ceos

Applications for Women in Hydropower Mentorship closes in August

The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Programme is now accepting applications for the 2020/2021 year. Applications close on 3 August 2020.
renewable energy sector

Minister Mantashe recognises women leadership in the energy sector

SA's minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, applauds women that have been appointed to senior executive positions in the energy sector.

Dialogue: Striding ahead to empower women

African women make a sizeable contribution to the continent’s economy; however, unprogressive business regulation is holding back the empowerment of women.
Lomile Modiselle

The path from artisan to certified engineer, a woman in energy...

We spoke with Lomile Modiselle to uncover her secret recipe for changing mind-sets and working her way up through the electricity supply industry ranks.
regional projects

AfDB approves Gender Equality Trust Fund and Risk-Sharing Mechanism

The African Development Bank has approved a Gender Equality Trust Fund aimed at pushing forward gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa.
gender bond

IFC invests $200m in a gender bond to empower women-owned SMEs

IFC announced an investment of up to $200 million in a gender bond that will be managed by an Indonesian Bank, OCBC NISP, to empower women-owned SMEs.
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Morning coffee with ESI Africa – International Women’s Day

Did you do anything special for International Women's Day on Sunday, 8 March or did the occasion slip past you unnoticed?
women leadership

Conversation starter: Fostering women leadership in the power sector

This live webinar, which focused on the energy sector’s gender gap, featured three experts from across the continent talking openly about women leadership.

Topic of interest: Women in the energy sector driver’s seat

WATCH the short Morning Coffee with ESI Africa video clip above as our editor looks at the representation of women leadership in the energy sector.

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