Women in Clean Cooking Mentorship Program 2023

WNET in collaboration with the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) are excited to launch the third cohort of a mentorship programme specifically targeting women in the clean cooking sector in Africa, Asia, and Haiti.


In 2023 the “Women in Clean Cooking” (WICC) mentorship program will support women in the clean cooking sector, offering benefits that include:

  • Gaining experience from seasoned professionals in the energy sector;
  • Obtaining career-enhancing activities to support concrete goals;
  • Enhancing professional and personal development;
  • Fostering strategic thinking and innovative ideas.
  • Call for Mentees
    • The application criteria are as follows:
      • Must be a national from Africa, Asia or Haiti and working in any country in Africa or Asia, or Haiti.
      • Must be a woman working in clean cooking, with a strong personal interest in contributing to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 5 and 7 by supporting the engagement of other women in the process and a commitment to women’s empowerment and gender equality.
      • Must work in an early to mid-career position, with 2 – 10 years of work experience.
    • The mentorship program is also designed around the following parameters:
      • Regional focus on early to mid-career professionals in Africa, Asia, and Haiti;
      • Bilateral interaction for 9 months between mentees and mentors along mutually-agreed professional development targets;
      • Careful matchmaking and continuous support by the GWNET Secretariat, alongside CCA and SEforALL;
      • A series of exclusive curated knowledge-transfer webinars based on needs stated by the mentee cohort;
      • Skill-building elements for professional leadership and communication;
      • Virtual networking opportunities at international energy and/or renewables events.
  • Call for Mentors
    • The program is also looking for senior professionals working in the energy sector (preferably with clean cooking experience) to serve as mentors and support the personal and professional development of participants.
  • Kindly note that the program will be carried out in English and professional working proficiency is required.

For more information, visit Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition.

Deadline Date: August 31, 2023

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