Gender Equality

Energy, Climate, and Women Empowerment Discussed at UiTM’s e-Wire

In supporting UNESCO works on advancing and promoting science in the interests of peace and sustainable development, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA (FKM UiTM), in collaboration with UiTM Solar Research Institute (SRI), held a 3-day program; the E-WiRE: Empowering Women in Renewable Energy from 20-22nd August 2020.

The program was funded by the Malaysia National Commission for UNESCO (SKUM) and supported by the Selangor Human Resource Development Corporation (SHRDC), Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) and ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project (ACCEPT). It aims to advocate and build capacity in engineering and climate change as well as engaging young women as agents of change.

The day-1 program kicked off with a special public webinar on Climate-Energy-Women Nexus with speakers from national and international bodies: SEDA, ACCEPT and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET).

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