Other Resources

The work of engaging more women in the clean energy sector, closing the gender gap in clean energy, and spurring the transition to a low carbon economy cannot be done by the TCP alone. Other groups working on these efforts include:

Equality Initative – Austria 

Austrian activities in the framework of the Equality Initiative (such as national events, ambassadors videos) are presented at the Austrian IEA Research Cooperation Website.

ENERGIA (Global)

ENERGIA was founded in 1996 by a group of women involved in gender and energy work in developing countries.  We believe that projects, programs and policies that explicitly address gender and energy issues have better outcomes and improve the livelihood of entire communities. By involving women in the development, delivery and use of modern energy, sustainability and adoption rates of these services are enhanced.

FEMtech (Austria)

With the initiative FEMtech the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) supports women in research and technology and promotes equal opportunities in industrial and non-university-research, at universities of applied sciences and in focus areas of research and technology. FEMtech supports activities designed to raise awareness and enhance the visibility of women in research and technology. Activities include: FEMtech’s database of female experts, FEMtech’s female expert of the month, FEMtech’s networking meeting, FEMtech knowledge

GWNET: Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (Global)

GWNET empowers women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, coaching and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world.

Sustainable Energy For All (Global)

SE4ALL is an international organization working with leaders in government, the private sector and civil society to drive further, faster action toward the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7), which calls for universal access to sustainable energy by 2030.

U.S. national C3E Initiative (US)

The U.S. Department of Energy, MIT Energy Initiative, Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, and the Texas A&M Energy Institute collaborate to implement the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative. Closing the gender gap and increasing the participation, leadership, and success of women in clean energy fields are the goals of the U.S. C3E Initiative.

Wimen (Austria)

WIMEN is an association of female experts aiming to provide space for networking, exchanging experience, cooperating and including the gender perspective in our topics. Technological developments concerning energy have raised great expectations and offered consumers the prospect of transparency, identification of “power guzzlers”, cost savings, environmentally sound production and participation in production facilities, among other things.

Women in Nuclear Global (Global)

WiN Global is a world-wide non-profit making association of women working professionally in various fields of nuclear energy and radiation applications. WiN currently has around 35,000 members including chapters’ members and individuals from 109 countries including international and regions.

WiRE (Canada)

WiRE’s mission is to advance the role and recognition of women working in the energy sector.  Inclusive of all renewable energy and clean technologies, our programming includes capacity-building field trips, networking meet-ups, an awards recognition program, student bursaries, speed mentoring and more.

WRISE: Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (US)

WRISE is a U.S. nonprofit with a growing presence working across the renewable energy economy with over 30 chapters and a broad purpose – to change our energy future through the actions of women. By building Community, promoting Education, and cultivating Leadership, WRISE works to recruit, retain, and advance women and inspire our members and the public to unite in raising their voices for others.

Student Energy

Student Energy is the world’s largest youth-led organization working on energy, empowering a network of 50,000 young people in over 120 countries who are accelerating the transition to a sustainable and equitable energy future. 

Student Energy builds the knowledge, skills, and networks young people need to take action on energy, through a Programs Ecosystem featuring over 50 university-based chapters around the world, the international Student Energy Summit (SES), a digital Energy System Map that has reached over 17 million users, and a series of capacity-building programs including the Student Energy Fellowship, Career Training, and Guided Projects.

Student Energy also works with governments, the UN, and other decision makers to facilitate meaningful youth engagement and mobilize resources, coaching, and mentorship to support youth-led work. Student Energy has built coalitions with over 100 diverse partners, such as Indigenous Clean Energy, Sustainable Energy for All, the Stockholm Environment Institute, DNV, WSP, and national governments like Canada, Denmark, and Sweden. Student Energy has stewarded CAD$10 million+ in funding to date, and supported the development of over 280 youth energy projects.

Mission Innovation

Mission Innovation is a global initiative catalysing a decade of action and investment in research, development and demonstration to make clean energy affordable, attractive and accessible for all. This will accelerate progress towards the Paris Agreement goals and pathways to net zero.