Women in Green Energy: enhancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities

  • 04 Mar 2019
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • EBRD, GCF
Women in Green Energy: enhancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities

The EBRD is organising a launch event titled ‘Women in Green Energy: enhancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities’ on the 4th of March 2019. 

This event comes as the start of a programme financed by the EBRD and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) with the objective to promote gender equality in renewable energy in Egypt. 
 
Opening speeches will be made by Ms Nandita Parshad, Managing Director of the Sustainable Infrastructure Group, EBRD and Eng. Sabah Mashaly, EETC Chairwoman, followed by a panel of industry leaders.
 
The event’s agenda can be found below. Attendance is by invitation only. 

8.30 Registration Opens

9.00 Key Note Speakers Ms. Nandita Parshad, Managing Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Group, EBRD
Eng. Sabah Mashaly, Chairwoman, EETC

9.20 Panel Discussion: Economic opportunities and challenges for women’s participation in the green energy sector
Eng. Lamya Abdel Hakim, Head of Private Projects, EETC
Mr. Mohamed Mansour, Chairman, Infinity Solar
Ms. Pakinam Kafafi, Chief Executive Officer, Taqa Arabia
Ms. Reham ElBeltagy, VP and Group Treasurer, Orascom Construction
Dr. Ali Ahmad, Director, Program on Energy Policy & Security in the Middle East, American University in Beirut
Ms. Lucy Heintz, Partner, Actis

10.15 Presentation of the Technical Consultancy funded by EBRD and the GCF

10.30 Lunch and Networking

Fairmount Nile City

Corniche El Nil, Cairo 

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