The African Women Energy Entrepreneurs Framework (AWEEF) has partnered with the United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) to offer scholarships to young African professionals. Therefore AWEEF is inviting its members and partners to nominate and encourage promising young professionals in Africa to apply for fellowships in the 2019 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in International Gender Studies in Iceland. The 2019 programme will run from the 8th of January until… Read more >
Celebrate women by nominating a mid-career woman with outstanding achievements in the field of clean energy. Winners receive an $8,000 award and national recognition. The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards recognize rising women working to advance clean, renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. Winners of the 7th Annual C3E Awards will be announced at the C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium in December 2018. For more information,… Read more >
By Tjarda Muller and Melissa Ruggles On this International Women’s Day 2018, we celebrate women—and the need to further empower women—everywhere. Supporting women energy entrepreneurs is at the core of our Women’s Economic Empowerment Programme. Together with partners in six countries, we support over 4,000 women to become empowered entrepreneurs. Today, we share the story of one such empowered woman and the women’s group she leads in Nepal. Where it… Read more >
MIT CITE research finds that Solar Sister’s model built on social networks and women entrepreneurs is reaching last-mile consumers. Research also shows that last-mile consumers place considerable importance on local after-sales services and purchasing from people they know and trust when it comes to solar energy. Read full entry.
The Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) is seeking the services of a copy editor to ensure production of material that is clear, consistent, credible and ready for publication. The copy editor should have a thorough knowledge of the english language and should follow house style and adhere to deadlines. The copy editor will work on a range of publications, including but not limited only to wPOWER material, such as newsletters,… Read more >