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Clean Cooking Forum 2022

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Davina Ngei

Communications Manager, Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition

Davina Ngei is the Communications Manager at the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition. Her interests lie at the intersection between computer science, environmental stewardship, and social justice.

Her current role at the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) involves advancing the inclusion and participation of women in the energy transition, through supporting global advocacy, networking, and mentorship projects. Prior to joining GWNET, Davina worked as the Communications Specialist at the Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER Hub), where she led the development of several key publications focused on the nexus of gender and renewable energy.

Day 0 October 10
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Day 1 October 11
Sessions by Davina Ngei
4:55 pm-5:55 pm
Breakout Room C

Growing People, Growing Businesses, Growing Economies

Achieving universal access to clean cooking requires enabling policies, increased financing, and innovative business models. But there is another necessary factor that is often overlooked: whether we have the skilled workforce to deliver. Despite growing demand for clean cooking appliances and fuels, there is a shortage of talent to design, manufacture, distribute, and maintain the solutions as well as driving innovations on policy and financing. Scaling the clean cooking sector is a massive economic opportunity, with the potential to create millions of decent jobs across its diverse value chains, including in remote communities that need economic activity the most, and for women and youth who are most affected by the lack of clean cooking access.

This session will discuss the economic opportunity of clean cooking, the job opportunities associated with the sector and the skills and talent gap this has highlighted, along with exploring solutions to ensure the necessary workforce to provide affordable, accessible clean cooking solutions to billions of people around the world.

Watch this session.

Speakers
Kigen Chelimo Principal, Open Capital Advisors/Arcadia
Davina Ngei Communications Manager, Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition
Sarah Stever Capital Country Director in Tanzania, The Gambia, and Zimbabwe, C-Quest
Adaku Ufere Chief of Party, Power Africa West Africa Energy Program
Day 2 October 12
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Day 3 October 13
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Day 4 October 14
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Sessions by Davina Ngei
4:55 pm-5:55 pm
Breakout Room C

Growing People, Growing Businesses, Growing Economies

Achieving universal access to clean cooking requires enabling policies, increased financing, and innovative business models. But there is another necessary factor that is often overlooked: whether we have the skilled workforce to deliver. Despite growing demand for clean cooking appliances and fuels, there is a shortage of talent to design, manufacture, distribute, and maintain the solutions as well as driving innovations on policy and financing. Scaling the clean cooking sector is a massive economic opportunity, with the potential to create millions of decent jobs across its diverse value chains, including in remote communities that need economic activity the most, and for women and youth who are most affected by the lack of clean cooking access.

This session will discuss the economic opportunity of clean cooking, the job opportunities associated with the sector and the skills and talent gap this has highlighted, along with exploring solutions to ensure the necessary workforce to provide affordable, accessible clean cooking solutions to billions of people around the world.

Watch this session.

Speakers
Kigen Chelimo Principal, Open Capital Advisors/Arcadia
Davina Ngei Communications Manager, Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition
Sarah Stever Capital Country Director in Tanzania, The Gambia, and Zimbabwe, C-Quest
Adaku Ufere Chief of Party, Power Africa West Africa Energy Program
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Sessions by Davina Ngei
Sessions by Davina Ngei