ETHIOPIAN WOMEN IN ENERGY
Women at The Heart of Energy Access
EWiEN was initiated by five Ethiopian women professionals in the energy sector in January 2019. They shared a strong interest in the energy transformation in Ethiopia and the role of women in the energy sector. They had a chance to find that they had much more in common and decided to start the first association promoting the role of women in the energy work space.
To see Ethiopian women, at the heart of the energy sector, as change agent and beneficiary in the effort of providing energy access to all
To empower women in the energy sector through networking and training opportunities and address the energy access challenge of women by creating linkage with energy project implementers and stakeholders.
To promote participation of women and girls in the energy sector in Ethiopia and expand the pool of women energy professionals in the Ethiopian energy sector.
Tinsaenesh is an engineer with over ten years of experience in electrical engineering in the energy sector. She holds an electrical engineering degree from Jimma University as well as a second degree in civil engineering from Adama University. Tinsaenesh’s first job was with Ethio Telecom, where she ended up spending...Read More
Renewable Energy Law Expert Description GIZ Green people’s energy, wants to contract a team of consultants (International and local) for a consultancy service on Developing guidelines for cooperative-based mini-grid development paths and support the legal & regulatory alignment and gap filling process in this regard. For this specific assignment,...Read More
Tigist Wedu is a senior electrical engineer at the Ethiopian electric utility who has worked on quality engineer and design and analysis of energy projects. In June 2018, she received her first degree in electrical and computer engineering (specialization in power engineering) from Adama Science and Technology University. Her...Read More