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Global Ambassadors to accelerate greater gender diversity in the wind energy sector

Today on International Women’s Day, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) have announced this year’s participants for their jointly organised Women in Wind Global Leadership Program. After receiving over 110 highly competitive applications for this year’s program, GWEC and GWNET have chosen 15 participants from 13 … Continue reading Global Ambassadors to accelerate greater gender diversity in the wind energy sector

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Women in wind energy

he Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition, is now calling for applications for the second edition of the program. The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program is designed to accelerate the careers of women working in the … Continue reading Women in wind energy

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GWEC joins Equal by 30 initiative to advance gender equality in the energy transition

oday, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced its partnership with the Equal by 30 campaign, a joint initiative of the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E), which works to advance the participation of women in the clean energy transition and close the gender gap, and the International Energy Agency (IEA). Equal by 30 is a … Continue reading GWEC joins Equal by 30 initiative to advance gender equality in the energy transition

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IRENA to launch new report on female representation in wind energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, will launch tomorrow a new report on female representation in the wind energy sector at a high-level women’s dinner co-hosted by the UAE Mission to the IRENA and the IRENA. The report, which will be launched at the end of the first day of the 10th IRENA Assembly in … Continue reading IRENA to launch new report on female representation in wind energy

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Wind energy industry commits to greater gender diversity at industry events

On the occasion of COP25’s Gender Day, 14 wind energy associations representing the industry across the world have committed to uphold best practices for gender diversity at their future industry events. Led by the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative between the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network … Continue reading Wind energy industry commits to greater gender diversity at industry events

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Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

Garanti BBVA recently signed the world’s first gender loan with Turkish company Polat Energy. The $44 million loan will finance the construction of Turkey’s largest wind farm. The company’s performance will be annually assessed based on a series of gender criteria, and improvements in their performance will also enhance the terms of the loan. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

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Global Gender Survey of the Wind Energy Industry

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced today the launch of The Global Gender Survey of the Wind Industry which will provide new insights on the roles and representation of women in the wind sector. This survey is being conducted between the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, which is co-organized by … Continue reading Global Gender Survey of the Wind Energy Industry

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It is time for greater gender diversity in the wind energy industry

As you may know, gender diversity is an essential ingredient for any industry as it drives innovation, opens new pathways for technology deployment, brings valuable perspectives to social and economic development and provides a richer pool of talent for key and emerging industries. Yet, as documented in IRENA’s January 2019 report “Renewable Energy: a Gender … Continue reading It is time for greater gender diversity in the wind energy industry

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Saluting the women of wind energy

Over 100,000 U.S. workers now have wind-related jobs, and women make up a key part of this workforce. This Women’s History Month we wanted to recognize their contributions toward building an energy independent, cleaner tomorrow. Here are a trio of videos that highlight their important work. These women build turbines and keep them running smoothly. … Continue reading Saluting the women of wind energy

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Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) works with industry leaders to support a diversified work force at WINDPOWER 2016

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has selected six 2016 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and five 2016 Wind at Our Backs Scholars and plans to recognize them at the group’s annual luncheon on Wednesday May 25 during the WINDPOWER 2016 Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.       Meet the 2016 Rudd Mayer Fellows: Amanda … Continue reading Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) works with industry leaders to support a diversified work force at WINDPOWER 2016

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Opportunities for women in wind power on the rise

As wind power ramps up, installing more new electricity generating capacity than other energy source last year, so are new opportunities for jobs and leadership positions for women in the U.S. wind energy industry. These changes will be reflected at this year’s WINDPOWER 2016 in New Orleans from May 23 to May 26, as women … Continue reading Opportunities for women in wind power on the rise

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Women of Wind Energy honors Lucille Olszewski, Dr. Julie Lundquist, Ian Baring-Gould at annual luncheon

The nonprofit group Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) honored Lucille Olszewski, Dr. Julie Lundquist, and Ian Baring-Gould last week at its annual luncheon during the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago. The awards put the spotlight on professionals at the pinnacle of the industry as well as on the up-and-coming next generation of leaders. … Continue reading Women of Wind Energy honors Lucille Olszewski, Dr. Julie Lundquist, Ian Baring-Gould at annual luncheon

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