The global landscape of the extractive sector is changing rapidly. Digital disruption and automation are reshaping opportunities for those who work in the sector. Global efforts are underway to decarbonize our societies but with the added challenge of an increasing demand for the minerals needed for this transition. At the same time, the economic repercussions of the COVID-19) … [Read more...] about Achieving gender equality in the extractive industries
How can we encourage girls and women to be interested, study and work in science, technology and engineering? Throughout history, the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have been shaped by gender biases that exclude women and girls. The unequal access to education, technology and leadership positions have alienated countless brilliant … [Read more...] about The energy sector needs more talent and diversity!
Flor de María Úbeda Rivas does not know how to ride a bike, but she has started a small energy revolution based on pedaling. Along with a dozen other Nicaraguan women, she built bike-machines to produce power and clean energy in her community. … [Read more...] about Women, Energy and (Bike!) Power