Stuart Butler from SIERRA, the national magazine of the Sierra Club, interviewed Fatma Muzo, Solar Sister’s Tanzania Country Manager. “I’m from Dar es Salaam, on the coast of Tanzania, but I moved to Arusha for university and work. Both my parents were educated and worked for the government, which meant they also encouraged my education. That isn’t something that’s considered normal for a girl.” Read the full interview here.
Archives for July 2016
The Guardian has published an article on women entrepreneurship in the energy sector, featuring ENERGIA partners Solar Sister: “From female basket weavers in Tanzania to the women farming salt in Gujarat, social enterprises are helping women become clean energy entrepreneurs” Continua reading the article at The Guardian International Hilaria Paschal is one of the women selling solar lights and clean cookstoves to her community in Tanzania as part of… Read more >
Date: 18 July 2016
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CEST
Addressing Energy Governance: Questions of Scale and Scope Mon, Jul 18, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CEST This webinar brings together researchers working on energy governance issues from a range of projects funded under two different DFID initiatives. These initiatives are the EPSRC/DFID/DECC funded Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) programme whose 13 projects are networked under the USES Network (http://www.lcedn.com/uses) and the DFID-funded Gender and Energy research programme which… Read more >
On January 1, 2016, Ms Rachel Kyte took office as CEO of SE4All and is also Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All. Prior to this position, she served as World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change. Recipient of numerous awards for women’s leadership, climate action and sustainable development, she is a Professor of practice in sustainable development at Tuft’s Fletcher School… Read more >