Power Africa, partners launch leadership training for African women in energy sector
London, Sep 16, 2019 (AltAfrica)–Power Africa in partnership with the Regional Centre for African Leadership (CRL-Yali Dakar), in partnership with Power Africa, is offering four weeks of intensive training for women working in the energy sector in Africa.
The free training aims to provide young African women in the energy sector, with knowledge and leadership skills that will enable them to better develop solutions to facilitate access to electricity on the continent.
In addition, it allows participants to develop their skills and careers in this field, while broadening their contacts. to develop their energy leadership skills among African women leaders.
The training, which specifically targets for young Africans women aged 18 to 35 who have shown leadership in the energy sector. They must also be promoters of a project or concept to qualify for the opportunity
The deadline for the submission of applications is September 30, 2019. Full details of the training offer can be found at powerafricayalidakar. All costs related to the training are covered by the CRL-Yali Dakar.
Power Africa is an initiative set up by the US government to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
The programme also aim to increase electricity production in sub-Saharan Africa to 30,000 MW within the same time frame.
The funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), aims to support the continent’s growth through access to quality energy at affordable prices.
The Yali is a leadership training programme for young Africans in power sector launched in 2008 at the request of former US President Barack Obama. The Yali has four centres in Africa: Senegal, Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria