AWEaP and PEWA Women in Energy Seminar 26-27 March 2019

Taking place at the Power and Electricity World Africa Show 2019

Data also shows that 620 million people in Africa remain without power.

African Women in Energy and Power – AWEaP

AWEaP is a programme set to be the most influential initiative on the continent. It aims to support 500 women entrepreneurs in energy and power by 2023, from 22 targeted countries on the continent.

It is focused on unlocking opportunities where energy intersects with other industries such as agriculture, health, water, telecommunications, transport and mobility, housing and security and many more. In this way demonstrate the scope and scale of opportunities available for women to participate.

In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals the participation of women and youth in the energy sector and emerging interconnected industries, will secure Africa’s future prosperity and stability.

Partnership with Power & Electricity World Africa Show 2019

We have partnered with Power & Electricity World Africa show, Africa’s largest and longest running power and electricity conference and exhibition, to deliver a women in Energy Seminar.

At the seminar we will explore, debate and learn how we can remove barriers that decelerate women and youth participation in Africa’s Energy and Power Sector. We will share how women and youth can:

  1. Access Finance
  2. Access Market
  3. Access credible information
  4. Access credible networks
  5. Access skills development opportunities to build and improve their value propositions for the African Energy and Power Sector

Join us and you will leave empowered with information that will immediately improve your business outlook and your ability to truly secure real opportunities in the sector.

Our speakers and panellists were carefully selected to share programmatic information relevant to women founders and entrepreneurs in the energy and power sector.

There are limited seats, register now!

26 March 2019

There are 200 seats available on each day, register to secure your seat now!

PROGRAMME

1. African women in energy and power – a regional perspective:

Ms Bertha Dlamini, Founder of Gen X Theatre Africa, African Women in Power and Energy (AWEaP)

2. Market Access and Standards: SABS:

Ms Zingisa Motloba, Executive Director Standards: Confirmed

3. Disruption and Access to Market – reimagining possibilities:

Ms Sharron McPherson, The Center for Disruptive Technologies: Confirmed

4. Access to Market for women and youth – the Energy and Power sector opportunities:

Mr Christopher Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Consulting Engineering South Africa (CESA): Confirmed

5. Opportunities in the Energy and Power sector for women and youth: a utility perspective:

Mr Ernest Mkonta, General Manager Resources & Strategy eSwatini Electricity Company a. Swaziland: Power and Electricity Project Pipeline and focus for the next 3 years : EEC b. Zimbabwe: Power and Electricity Project Pipeline and focus for the next 3 years: Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority c. Kenya: Power and Electricity Project Pipeline and focus for the next 3 years: Kenya Power and Lighting Company

27 March 2019

There are 200 seats available on each day, register to secure your seat now!

PROGRAMME

6. African women in energy and power – a regional perspective:

Head Acquisitions, Investments & Financial Advisory at ENGIE Southern Africa

7. How financing is structured for utilities for successful project delivery: Head:

Industrial Infrastructure, IDC, Ms Ruse Moleshe

8. Access to market for women and youth in the energy and power sector: Experience and lessons:

Ms Sindi Mzamo, Director of Divaine Growth Solutions: Confirmed

9. Access to Market – Zimbabwe – what are the realities:

Mr Simba Mhuriro, CEO, Oxygen Africa PTY Limited

10. Opportunities in the Energy and Power sector for women and youth: a utility perspective:

Mr Ernest Mkonta, General Manager Resources & Strategy eSwatini Electricity Company a. Focus for the next 3 years: ESKOM b. Kenya: Project Pipeline and focus for the next 3 years: Ken Gen

AWEaP partners

Women in Africa – Initiative: wia-initiative.com