Training, mentorship program empowers women in windS. Himmelstein | January 24, 2022
The 2022 Women in Wind Global Leadership Program is now open, with applicants invited to apply for a place on the initiative hosted by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET). The application period is open from January 24 through February 25, 2022, for an opportunity to be matched with a dedicated mentor and take part in a program from March 2022 through January 2023.
According to research conducted by the International Renewable Energy Agency, women represent only 21% of the wind energy workforce, compared to 32% in the renewable energy industry overall and 22% in traditional energy industries like oil and gas. The majority of women occupy roles in administration and non-STEM occupations in wind energy.