#Standtall: We are One

April 13, 2015 | By

As a female software developer and business student on scholarship at a technology institute (Click here for more information on my school), this is not just an essay competition for me but an excerpt of my recent life experiences. In my class of about 30 students, there are only 8 girls, myself included. We are like unicorns in… Read More »

#Standtall_Competition:No Exclusion! Women are Key Players in bringing Energy Revolution in West Africa

April 10, 2015 | By
Emmanuel Kodwo Mensah

Energy is essential to life since it plays a vital role in development, poverty mitigation and quality service delivery. In regard to this, the Sustainable Development Goal 7 calls for access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (UN SDGs, 2013). Also, linking energy, gender and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 3, energy, by making available progress… Read More »

#Standtall: Under-representation of women in the energy sector; factors, manifestations and probable solution.

April 10, 2015 | By

#Standtall: Under-representation of the feminine gender in the energy sector; factors, manifestations and probable solutions. Critically observing, nowadays, the feminine genders were not found as their masculine counterparts in the various energy sectors, especially the technical areas, What are the factors responsible for this?, What are the effects or manifestations? And, What are the probable solutions that can… Read More »

#Standtall; The need for gender equality in the energy sector.

April 9, 2015 | By

Why have women apparently occupied a subordinate position in all sectors of the society? This is an issue that needs urgent addressing and tackling. The issue of gender inequality is vast.In the society we find ourselves in today, men outnumber women in nearly all sectors of the economy particularly the STEM sector.Women do not have unquestionable access to… Read More »