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 28 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%.
In 2019, WePOWER had 11 partners, in 2020 the Network grew to 24 partners. In 2021, we have total 28 Partners who implemented the gender activities. Since the launch of WePOWER, our Partners completed over 1,400 gender activities that benefitted over 28,000 females.
We at Devtale Partners envision a platform where innovative minds can come together to address the challenges we face today as a nation. At the heart of our organization is a group of dedicated researchers and innovators who want to bring positive changes towards social causes and establishments. Our goal is to propagate reformations in policy to effectively bring about change and solve the societal issues that are of concern to the next generation.
One of our main strategies is to develop teams of resourceful individuals from diverse platforms that have the capacity to influence policy reform and support local SMEs. Each initiative we embark on relies on effective communication and understanding between participating partners and organizations. Technology plays a vital role in our innovation strategies and outcomes, along with a team that is fully prepared to bring together resources for implementing policy reform.