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ACTION AGENDA: 7-point Action Agenda with best practices for empowering women in the energy industry
(as at 25 October 2013) NEW

Summary: Breakout Session on Attracting Talent to Science and Engineering NEW

As the escalating demand for energy resources changes the way the petroleum industry explores for and produces energy resources, so too has the workforce that provides the technical expertise. The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), will hold “Empowering Women in the Energy Industry for Value and Development,” 19-20 September 2013 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

Why you should attend: this two-day event will identify concrete and actionable solutions that empower women energy professionals for the betterment of themselves, their employers, and the industry. In addition to sessions that address the challenges of creating a diverse workplace, achieving greater representation in leadership positions, and work/life balance, participants will share success stories and experiences that create opportunities for learning, networking, and mentorship.


Symposium Brochure

Detailed Programme


UNECE, UNCTAD and Society of Petroleum Engineers to
hold symposium on empowering women in the energy industry
(UNECE Weekly 542 4 September 2013)