Timeline & Achievements
Workshop with K-Electric
Second workshop in collaboration with @KElectricPk on "Opening up the Power Market in Pakistan" with an amazing panel of experts!
'Women In Energy' Panel at an International Confernce
We hosted the first-ever panel on "Women In Energy: Shaping Pakistan's Energy Future" at the Pakistan Renewable Energy Summit 2019 (PRES) in Islamabad in September 2019. WIE entered into a MoU with World Wind Energy Association Pakistan (WWEA) to work towards gender inclusivity at PRES 2019.
We are thrilled to have jointly hosted a public dialogue on this extremely important topic, the first of its kind for any international conference held in Pakistan!
Information Session at LUMS
Placement of female speakers at Conference
We worked with the conference organizers to convert #manels into proper panels!
Uzma Adil, Chairperson OGRA and Dr. Fatima Khushnood, CEO Independent Power Association (IPPA) were invited to the high level panel on "Impact of Energy Policy and Planning" at Int'l Conference on Sustainable Energy #ICSE.
Strategic Partnership with the World Bank's WePOWER Network
Partnership with GWNET
Global Women’s Network in the Energy Transition (GWNET) is aims to advance the global energy transition by empowering women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, coaching and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world.
Workshop in Lahore - I
Inauguration of Karachi Hub
Our WIE Karachi Hub was inaugurated with Hira Wajahat (Stimulus) as our first Karachi Chair, shortly joined by Umul Awan (IFC, World Bank Group).
Power Lunch and inauguration of Islamabad Hub
To officially launch the WIE Islamabad Hub, we held a “Power Lunch” for women professionals to introduce themselves to each other, network and broaden their professional networks.
Power Lunch and inauguration of Lahore Hub
To officially launch the WIE Lahore Hub, we held a “Power Lunch” attended by 25 women professionals and hosted at the Energy Department, Government of Punjab. The event was chaired by Chairperson Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Fauzia Viqar and keynote speech by Managing-Director Punjab Power Development Board (PPDB).
WIE was formally launched on March 8, 2018. Further discussions led to the decision for WIE to receive support, both in terms of leadership and institutional structure, from a partnership between Energy Department, Government of Punjab and Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) and its Women in Leadership project.
Secretary Energy Asad Gilani and Chairperson PCSW Fauzia Viqar signed an MoU for this collaboration. Nameerah Hameed and Aliya Khan signed as the witnesses.