Three researchers from the collaborative program Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative sent important messages regarding women’s contribution to science in and different aspects of energy and gender in commemoration of this year's International Women's Day.
Improve the quality of life for women
Erin Litzow is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and a SETI affiliate. She commented on how important it is to improve the quality of life of women, regarding how they spend their time, the significance of sustainable energy transition activities, and appropriate household equipment.
Increase women’s participation in the energy sector
Victoria Plutshack is a Senior Policy Associate at the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University (North Carolina) and a SETI affiliate, who on Women's Day commented on the role and the amount of participation of women in the energy labor sector now and in the future. In this short video, Victoria Plutshack talked about what we can do to improve these numbers in order to improve gender equality.
Women empowering the energy transition
P. P. Krishnapriya is an Economist Research Scientist at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and a SETI affiliate. She talked about the importance of women's empowerment in energy transition areas, as well as achieving empowerment through different channels.