Tag Archives: #StandTall

NREL joins the #Standtall Campaign

August 27, 2015 | By

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 »


April 18, 2015 | By

#STANDTALL: POLICY BRIEF—CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN ENERGY SECTOR PROBLEM STATEMENT In development literature, investment in women is dubbed smart economics, because of the attendant multiplier effect that accompanies women empowerment initiatives. In terms of energy services, the entire ECOWAS region is under-served. More acutely, observers have noted that the consequences of this energy scarcity is direr for… Read More »

#Standtall: A Reflection Challenging the Theory of Dominant Discourse in the STEM Sector

April 17, 2015 | By

Why Sustain Women Under- Representation in STEM Sector: Since the advent of gender mainstreaming, all sectors of the economy have resounded the need for gender sensitive policies and decisions in society. However, the extent to which gender sensitive planning has been undertaken and implemented leaves a lot to be desired. A focus of this article is on the… Read More »

#StandTall: Creating Gender diversity in Energy

April 15, 2015 | By

The Energy sector is tackling a wide range of importance of keeping lights on helping consumers reduce Energy waste and building a more sustainable low carbon future. Industry competitiveness relies on diverse pool of Talents capable of bringing fresh perspectives. Yet, recent research published by the Global Energy Commission shows that on average, only ten percent (10%) of… Read More »