The potential to transform Africa’s economies and speed up development in the coming decade lies in lighting and powering the continent. But, more importantly, and often overlooked, is that this potential also lies in efforts to integrate women into energy projects.
The energy sector is one that has historically been male-dominated. From all sectors of the workforce, more so at the executive level, to the trajectories of transmission, distribution and redistribution, the sector disadvantages women. This requires challenging.
The time for action to support African women is long past; we can no longer wait.
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