Women Sustainable Energy Program
Women Sustainable Energy Program

ALER launched the "Women Sustainable Energy Program"!


Applications are open for the "Women Sustainable Energy Program" which aims to to empower women in order to promote gender equality and equity in the development of the energy sector, in accordance with ALER’s commitment to the Gender and Energy Compact.


Under the program will be developed activities, such as, webinars and workshops, talks with inspiring women, as well as mentoring and networking sessions that will allow the development of skills by the participants.


The goals of the program are:

  • Promoting gender equality and equity in access to energy
  • Boosting empowerment
  • Training for the development of skills in the area of Renewable Energies
  • Establish contacts within the Energy sector
  • Skill development through a mentoring program


In order to be able to enroll in this program, applicants must submit a project idea related to Sustainable Energy or, a letter of motivation in which they present the reasons why they should be selected.


Applications are open until January 16th, 2022 and can be made HERE.


The regulation of the program can be read here.


This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and ALER and, is within the scope of the Project "Strategic Program to Promote Investments in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Electricity Sector of São Tomé and Príncipe".