Promoting the Central Role of Women
in Clean Energy Entrepreneurship, Addressing both Energy Poverty
and Climate Change.
We envision a world where women are free of energy poverty and lead the change they need. Partner with us to become a powerful force for progress in the sector.
The Issue of Our Time
2.7 billion people
rely on inefficient cooking and heating practices
5 hours a day
spent by women collecting fuel for cooking.
of all climate changing black carbon arises from inefficient cooking and lighting.
We Build Evidence
Women must play an important role in accelerating the adoption of clean energy technologies.
We Share Best Practices
A partnership approach is needed to address seemingly intractable issues such as energy poverty.
Prioritizing women’s leadership in clean energy entrepreneurship is investing in our future.
Women and Youth trained
People with improved access to clean energy technologies
Green House Gas (GHG) reduction (in tonnes)
Value for Women is a social enterprise that creates new solutions that foster women’s empowerment and gender inclusion. The UK-based enterprise believes in a world where businesses embrace economic inclusion and in the vital role that women play in driving entrepreneurship and performance.
The Global Development Incubator (GDI) is a not-for-profit organization that builds start-ups, incubates partnerships, and strengthens existing organizations for social impact around the world.
GDI believes in breaking down silos, working across issues from agriculture to health to finance, and everywhere in between.