#Standtall – ECOWAS Youth Writing Contest: the top 5 articles selected!

May 4, 2015 | By
Vera Monteiro

Authors of the following articles made it to the top five:

  1. Chinonso Onah, on ‘Policy Brief—Closing The Gender Gap In Energy Sector’, with a total of 288 votes.
  2. Anna Umegboro, on ‘Gender Mishap – Derivative Paroxysm in the Energy Sector in West Africa’, with a total of 130 votes.
  3. Olamidayo Oladapo , on ‘Under Representation Of Women in the Energy Sector and Solutions to them’, with a total of 123 votes.
  4. Simeon Udoh Nigeria , on ‘Creating Gender Diversity in Energy’, with a total of 123 votes.
  5. Etido Elijah, on ‘Terminating Gender Based Discrimination and Revamping the Energy Sector with Female Professionals in West Africa’, with a total of 119 votes.

Other noteworthy authors include:

  • Utuwa Benedict, on ‘Creating Gender diversity in Energy’, with a total of 97 votes.
  • Emmanuel Mensah, on ‘No Exclusion! Women are Key Players in bringing Energy Revolution’, with a total of 79.

These top five articles are currently being reviewed by a jury and are being evaluated based on the extent to which the author was able to:

  • Provide an in-depth of analysis on the issue of women being under-represented in the technical areas of the energy sector and their driving factors (25% of total marks);
  • Identify possible solutions to addressing the issues identified (20% of total marks);
  • Evaluate the likely outcomes from each of the alternative solutions identified (25% of total marks); and
  • Recommend and provide justifications for the solution(s) given (30% of total marks).

The three winners will be announced soon, so stay tuned. Our best wishes to our top five finalists!

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