Category Archives: #Standtall_Campaign

Do we #STANDTALL for Girls in ICT? Yes, we do!

April 29, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

ECREEE advocates for Girls in ICT On every fourth Thursday of April the world is officially reminded of the low representation of girls and young women in the telecommunication sector.  An initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Girls in ICT Day is designated as the day to “raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young… Read More »

He for she on leading women’s empowerment through renewable energy access for productive uses

November 5, 2015 | By
Mbolo Association

I am proud of my decision: returning to my homeland, The Gambia, to give back to my community. In 2003, I migrated with my family from the small coastal village of Tujereng in The Gambia to Torrelles de Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. While I remained strongly tied to my roots and values from my home country, I did… Read More »

UPCOMING EVENT: SRM is Calling All Nigerian Women and Youth Organizations to #STANDTALL

September 29, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

ANNOUNCEMENT   Social Responsibility Managers (SRM) is mobilizing Nigerian women and youth to advocate for (equal) opportunities in the energy sector labour market. The lack of the appropriate knowledge, skills and expertise demanded on the energy labour market means that a significant population of the youth in the country cannot be engaged in the sector. Like the rest… Read More »

SAVE THE DATE(S): #STANDTALL ACTIVITIES IN NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA

September 28, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

#STANDTALL IN NIGERIA Empowering Rural Women as Energy Entrepreneurs in Northern Nigeria 24th October, 2015, Kaduna City, Nigeria Northern Nigeria has been gaining a lot of media attention in the past years. The popular #bringbackourgirls is a campaign that has swept through several corners of the world, drawing a lot of attention to the region. The #bringbackourgirls campaign is… Read More »

NREL joins the #Standtall Campaign

August 27, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the United States’ hub for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development (R &D).  Funded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), the laboratory has turned out innovative solutions supporting countries to transition to clean energy development. Now NREL is supporting the transition to clean energy development that is… Read More »