women's leadership

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

Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID. Power Africa launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent. The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active […]

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WiAP Webinar: Mastering the Art of Resilience

Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID. Power Africa launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent. The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active […]

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Women historically have been, and remain, marginalized from the highest echelons of political power. As a result, their experiences, perspectives, leadership, and potential are untapped in governance. In international peacemaking, women are grossly underrepresented, especially in high-level processes. There are growing calls – by both international policymakers and feminists – to do more to include […]

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There’s no getting away from it. The statistics on women in the energy industry are appalling. Of the top 100 UK-headquartered energy companies (including oil and gas, power and renewables) 61% have no women on their board, and only 5% of executive board seats are held by women. We may not know exactly what equality […]

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Women make up over half the population yet have long been overlooked as a vital talent resource. Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy–as producers, entrepreneurs, employees, and consumers–will be at least as significant as that of China’s and India’s respective one-billion-plus populations, if not more so. Tapping into women’s economic […]

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