March 14, 2016
Location: New York City

 

Please join The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Energia, and UN Women for an Official

NGO Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event

Featuring a Panel Discussion on 

WOMEN’S ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 

EMPOWERING WOMEN AND SCALING ACCESS TO ENERGY 

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016

CHURCH CENTER FOR THE UNITED NATIONS
CHAPEL

777 UN PLAZA
NEW YORK CITY 

12:30-2:00 P.M. 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This event will discuss women’s energy entrepreneurship and showcase how gender-informed business models are scaling access to energy, as well as increasing gender equality and women’s empowerment. Participants will hear from practitioners, researchers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers who will share the latest evidence, lessons learned, and case studies on how gender has been integrated throughout the household energy sector, how women have successfully been leading the way as entrepreneurs, and how their engagement has led to women’s economic empowerment.

Speakers will include:

  • Corinne Hart, Director, Gender & Humanitarian Programs, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
  • Seemin Qayum, Policy Advisor on Sustainable Development, UN Women
  • Allie Glinski, Gender and Evaluation Specialist, International Center for Research on Women
  • Neha Misra, Co-Founder and Chief Collaboration Officer, Solar Sister
  • Rachel Mahmud, Gender Associate, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Event Co-Sponsors
March 14, 2016

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