AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment
AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment
This video is of the first webinar in the AGENT (GECCO*) Energy webinar series. For more information about the webinar and speakers, please click here.
Links to the presentations can be found below:
- Women working in the energy sector: why are there so few? with Kristen Graf, Executive Director, Women of Wind Energy
- Large-scale energy infrastructures: if they are not gender neutral, why do we hear so little about it? with Vanessa Lopes Janik, Operations Officer, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
- Why are women playing a key role in the value chain of renewable energy technologies? with Abigail Mackey, Grants Manager, Solar Sister
- Women’s energy needs and contributions to the energy sector with Ana Rojas, Gender and Energy Task Manager, IUCN GGO
The Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO)* initiative is a five-year program launched by USAID and IUCN in 2014. GECCO’s overall goal is to leverage advancements in women’s empowerment and gender equality through, and for, the benefit of climate change and development outcomes. Through its series of webinars, GECCO aims at increasing knowledge and sensitization of key stakeholders in the energy and mitigation sectors as a means to advance women’s empowerment.
*The former Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative is now part of a broader program, Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), which aims to improve development outcomes by strengthening environmental programing through gender integration and achieving gender equality outcomes.