The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship is a one-year fellowship program for early to mid-career rising female leaders in the energy and climate field with an interest in policy. The program provides professional development opportunities to cultivate leadership potential, learn from the experiences of senior leaders in the sector, and more broadly elevate the voices of female experts in the energy and climate space. The program is open to women under the age of thirty-five with at least three to five years of experience in the energy and/or climate field, and provides opportunities to deepen their expertise, increase exposure through events and publication opportunities, enhance and encourage leadership potential through mentorship and key professional development training, and expand their network.
2020 Women Leaders in Energy Fellows
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Working with a wide-ranging community of experts and stakeholders, the Women Leaders in Energy fellows provide timely commentary and analysis on the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.
Fri, Aug 21, 2020
As companies face increased pressure to pursue sustainable investing, business leaders around the world are taking action to address their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities.
EnergySource by Serena Su
Wed, Jul 8, 2020
Distributed solar and batteries will power a more inclusive economic recovery in developing countries
A reliable supply of electricity is crucial for responding to the COVID-19 health crisis and boosting economic activity. Governments in many developing countries already struggle to provide their citizens with enough high-quality electricity to satisfy demand. The additional constraints the COVID-19 crisis places upon utilities, and national economies in general, can make the delivery of reliable electricity even harder. However, distributed solar energy and battery storage can provide reliable, affordable, and pollution-free power globally, while also creating jobs that incorporate local talent—especially from groups underrepresented in the labor market such as women and low-income workers.
EnergySource by Sandra Chavez
Wed, Jun 17, 2020
Innovation has always been a key tenet of the nuclear power industry. With scientific consensus building that nuclear power must play a significant role in mitigating climate change, there has been renewed focus on fuel design and fuel cycle research to support the next generation of nuclear technology. This attention also creates an opportunity to reinvigorate innovation on back-end technologies that may prove to be the key to circumventing the longtime political impasse on nuclear waste.
EnergySource by Michelle Brechtelsbauer
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