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WePOWER is a vibrant voluntary women’s professional network in Energy and Power Sector in South Asia that supports women's participation in energy projects and institutions and promotes normative change regarding women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.
WePOWER 's 22 Partners implement gender activities under five strategic pillars to address gaps in women's employment in energy sector and enrollment in STEM education. The total share of women in power utilities in South Asia ranges from 3% to 25%, and the share of women engineering/technical employees is even lower – less than 1% to 21%.
From Feb 2019-Feb 2020, WePOWER Partners have completed 429 gender activities/outputs which have reached 7,879 female beneficiaries, including internships, job fairs, hiring and technical training.