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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.


25 %

of all climate changing black carbon arises from inefficient cooking and lighting.


Strategic Priorities

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.

We Advocate

Prioritizing women’s leadership in clean energy entrepreneurship is investing in our future.

Our Partners

Our Impact

4,717

Women and Youth trained


2,221,195

People with improved access
to clean energy technologies


96,493

Green House Gas (GHG)
reduction (in tonnes)


Spotlight

WOMEN’S ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP : EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS AND SCALING ACCESS TO ENERGY

FEBRUARY 14TH – 16TH, 2017 | NAIROBI, KENYA

This event will bring together key stakeholders to discuss women’s energy entrepreneurship and explore the role of gender-informed approaches that scale access to household energy, as well as increase gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The event will convene practitioners, researchers, policy makers, donors, and entrepreneurs to share challenges, lessons learned, and best practices to support women energy entrepreneurs and scale household energy access approaches that leverage women’s entrepreneurship.

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