WiAP Webinar: Transitioning to a new position and planning your succession

WiAP Webinar: Transitioning to a new position and planning your succession

DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2019

TIME: 9 a.m. EST

Increasing Connections, the Women in African Power (WiAP) webinar series, aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active in Africa’s energy sector.

The webinar will explore effective techniques to strengthen the skill sets of participants, to best cope with their transitioning into a new position. This process entails a series of elements, which both includes managing emotions of excitement from starting a new position to guilt of leaving colleagues behind. Moreover, transitioning to a new position also brings the desire to ensure one’s legacy is sustained in time at a company or organization you are leaving; a process which may include identifying and bringing up a successor for your old position.

In addition to this session, you are invited to apply to participate in a virtual one-on-one coaching session to further develop this professional skill. To apply, please fill out this form by 17 October, 2019.

Power Africa is a U.S. Government partnership, coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development, aimed at adding 30,000 megawatts of electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections across sub-Saharan Africa. Power Africa launched the Women in African Power network with the goal of advancing the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent.

Moderated by:

Ana Rojas, Senior Gender and Energy Adviser, IUCN Global Programme on Governance & Rights


Bertha Dlamini, African Women in Energy and Power (AWEaP) and Gen X Theatre Africa (Gen X)

Eunice Biritwum, Iribe Energy Ltd.


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Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID.