In this episode, Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi of IRENA and Martha Broad of MIT Energy Initiative walk us through their personal career achievements, the challenges they faced as women in the clean energy sector and the work their organizations have been doing to encourage women to consider a career in the clean energy sector.
Sustainable Development Goal 5 places the achievement of gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls at the heart of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Renewables can play a significant role in this respect. As a powerful vehicle for development, they can have a transformative impact on the inclusion and livelihoods of women, including in the access context.
The first season of the podcast focuses on the issues and challenges facing women in the clean energy sector. The season consists of valuable interviews with distinguished and accomplished women leaders in clean energy sector from across the MENA region and the United States.