Category Archives: #Standtall_Campaign

The  ECREEE-led  campaign to draw women into the energy field targets energy organizations in its 2nd Phase

August 27, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Its main aim is to raise awareness of the underutilised potential of women in the sector. Dubbed #Standtall, the campaign recognises that women are under-represented in energy jobs, particularly in technical areas. A survey conducted in the ECOWAS region revealed that social norms tend to ‘allocate’ jobs to men and women, with men being the preferred gender for… Read More »

ECOW-GEN CALLS FOR END TO GENDER GAP AT GLOBAL FORUM

August 24, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

West African executives have led a call to close the energy gender gap at the Vienna Energy Forum in June 2015. They were speaking at a networking event on Women for Sustainable Energy organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the ECOWAS Programme for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN). ECOW-GEN coordinator Monica Maduekwe, presenting… Read More »

Strong family relations playing key role in energy micro-enterprises in Tanzania

August 20, 2015 | By
GVEP International

Women entrepreneurs’ success in running energy micro-enterprises requires enormous support from their families. As a result, GVEP is engaging both men and women to ensure the growth of women-run energy businesses. In Tanzania, just like in other countries in Africa where men have more access to and control of assets and income, their place in the management of… Read More »

#Standtall: Présentation de Yvonne FAYE. Cofondatrice et actuellement cogérante chargée de la Direction Technique de la société « énergie R SARL ».

August 17, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Dans le secteur des EnR depuis 1993. Mon ambition : A l’aide d’une énergie propre créer une passerelle qui traverse le prisme Urbain-Rural. 2004, nous avons créé la Société énergie R SARL comme outil de réalisation de nos ambitions. Opératrice ERIL (Electrification Rurale d’Initiative Locale), mon métier consiste à produire et fournir de l’électricité par les EnR pour les… Read More »

#Standtall : Présentation de Bineta Kamara, une femme visionnaire ouvrant la voie à la production de technologies des énergies renouvelables en Afrique de l’Ouest

August 4, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Bineta KAMARA est la gérante d’EOLSENEGAL, une startup créée par les chercheurs du Centre International de Formation et de Recherche en Energie Solaire (CIFRES) de l’école Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar, qui, dans le cadre de leurs activités,  développent des solutions innovantes, compétitives et durables pour répondre aux besoins d’électrification et d’exhaure d’eau des zones rurales et périurbaines. La Start up… Read More »

#Standtall: Introducing Gbemi Cassandra Jayesimi, the female entrepreneur revolutionizing the solar energy sector in Nigeria

July 22, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Gbemi is the Managing Director of ICIMI; a UK-based energy company specialized in delivering low-emission energy solutions globally, with significant presence in Africa, parts of Asia and the Americas. Under her leadership, ICIMI is developing the first-of-a-kind distributed solar power plants in Nigeria. The 15 MW solar project is the first phase of a 1,000 MW renewable power program… Read More »