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YES Youth Energy Day Agenda


Energy & gender stakeholder roundtable: Prioritizing Women's Leadership for a Just Energy Transition

22 Jun 2023
YES! Theatre 2
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Session Hosted by IFC & Power Africa

  • Connecting the need to close the gender gap in STEM training/skills and why this is so important to developing women leaders and to the future of climate change.
  • Why should female graduates be interested in a career in a climate-related field such a renewable energy?
  • The importance of having more women in the workforce and the co-relation between women’s participation and positive climate change outcomes.


Moderator: Yvonne Okwara, Journalist, Republic of Kenya


  • Olga Utchavo Madeira, Director, National Renewable Energy Office, Mozambique
  • Idesbald Chinamula, General Director, National Agency for Electrification & Energy Services in Rural & Periurban Areas (ANSER), Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Morgan Hillenbrand, Director of Communications, USAID's Engendering Industries program, USA
  • Jasper Graf von Hardenberg, CEO, Daystar Power, Nigeria
  • Prisca Atieno Ochieng, Operations Manager, Strathmore Energy Research Centre 
  • Oluwatosin George,  WREA Mentee, IFC


IFC    power africa

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