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Mentoring Programme for Women in the Energy Sector (Round 2021)

To advance the role of women as agents of change, the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), is launching a mentoring programme across select countries under the German bilateral energy partnerships.

The newly launched mentoring programme “Energising Women to Advance the Energy Transition” aims to advance the careers of mid-career women working in the energy transition.

The application criteria for participants are as follows:

  • Must be a national from one of the following regions/countries:
    • LAC: Brazil, Chile, Mexico
    • MENA: Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
    • Ethiopia and South Africa
    • China
    • India
  • Must be a woman working in the renewable energy or energy efficiency field
  • Must work in a middle management position (5 - 10 years of relevant work experience)

Applications close on 4th of April, 2021.


March: Launch of applications

April: Selection of mentees and matchmaking with mentors

May: Kick-off webinars

June 2021 – May 2022: bilateral interaction

September 2021: Online course on women in energy for knowledge transfer