Tag Archives: Energy


October 27, 2015 | By

It started in Praia, Cabo Verde – a global campaign to raise awareness of the underutilized potential of women in the energy sector. Since its launch in March 2015, the message of #STANDTALL has travelled from West Africa to Southern Africa, Europe and the United States, with male and female Standtallers, from every continent in the world, saying… Read More »

Gender and Energy Awards and Events to Look out for

October 26, 2015 | By

Gender-responsive Awards AU Scientific Awards for Women Nominations are open for the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards. Developed by the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the AU, the initiative will award Cash Prizes of US$20,000 and Recognition Certificates to African women researchers who have distinguished themselves are as researchers in Earth and Life Sciences, and Basic, Science,… 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 »