EVENT: Enhancing Capacity of Women Micro-entrepreneurs to Sell Clean Energy Products

Click here to view the event website. Please join USAID and Winrock International Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 9am-5pm Women play a critical role in the base of the pyramid (BoP) energy value chain because of their central responsibility for managing household energy. As primary users of household energy, women are well-positioned to catalyze the market >> Read more

BLOG: Measuring Social Impact in the Clean Cooking Sector (ICRW)

The Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) have developed a comprehensive toolkit that allows cookstoves and fuels enterprises to measure how their products empower women and create social change. Developed over two years of thorough research, testing, and evaluation, the “Measuring Social Impact in the Clean and Efficient Cooking Sector: >> Read more

Women and Foreign Policy: The Supply and Demand of Women and Energy

The U.S. Department of State presents, in cooperation with the George Washington University Global Women’s Institute, Women and Foreign Policy: The Supply and Demand of Women and Energy   Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 PM George Washington University Funger Hall, Room 108 2001 G Street NW Washington, DC 20052 Sustainable economic growth relies on stable >> Read more

Launch of the Renewable Equity Project (REP)

The Renewable Equity Project (REP) is a new initiative to explore the impact of women’s advancement on the expansion of the clean energy economy. The project is developing cutting edge research geared toward energy sector institutions as well as innovative methods for building gender diversity in the clean energy sector in the US and globally. REP >> Read more

Webinar: Re-Thinking the role of energy technology for women’s empowerment

Webinar: Re-Thinking the role of energy technology for women's empowerment  EmpowerWomen.org is hosting a Webinar organized by UNIDO in cooperation with the Climate Technology Centre and Network, UN Women, and ENERGIA on 6 May 2015 from 8:30am to 10:30am (EDT). Join the debate with remarkable experts and entrepreneurs in the field of sustainable energy to >> Read more

New Resource: from ENERGIA, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy

Gender Mainstreaming Guide for the Africa Biogas Partnership Program ENERGIA has developed a Gender Mainstreaming Guide for the Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP). The Guide targets  non-gender specialists in recognizing and addressing gender issues in  their work, with the intention of demystifying gender, and clarifying  the concept and practice of “gender mainstreaming” within ABPP.  Accompanied by a >> Read more