GRIDCo has put forward a strong showing at the 2022 edition of this year’s Women In Energy Conference with the theme, “Energy Transition: Prospects for Women in Energy”. GRIDCo’s female staff who attended the event were from both the technical and non-technical department on the three days the event was held. This year’s event was handed over to the Ministry of Energy and the Planning Committee chaired by Mrs. Emily Otoo-Asare, Manager for Knowledge Management and Documentation, who ensured that the expertise and knowledge of GRIDCo was demonstrated at the conference.
After the formal opening, the first panel discussion was about the “Role of Women as Drivers of Change in the Energy Transition Process” moderated by President of ECG Chapter of Women in Energy Ing. Mariam Amponsah. The discussion featured Ing. Salma Adams Ing. Doreen Ampadu as the two engineers on panel together with colleague engineers from ECG and representation by the Energy Commission as well as a panel discussion on, “Internship and Mentorship” which was moderated by Naa Borteley Amartey.
On Day 2, during the Legal Session with the topic, “Does the current Legal and Regulatory Regime Supports Energy Transition? Do we need new Laws or Amendments. This panel featured GRIDCo’s Director of Legal, Mrs. Monica Senanu together with colleagues from legal departments of Energy Commission, Petroleum Commission, National Petroleum Authority, VRA and ECG.
On Day 3, GRIDCo represented on a panel with the topic, “The Role of Female Associations”. GRIDCo was represented by Ms. Azara Amadu, President elect, of the GRIDCo Ladies Association, (GRIDLAS).
Well done to Mrs. Emily Otoo-Asare Manager Knowledge Management and Documentation, the Chairperson of the organising Committee for the 2022 Women In Energy Conference.