Engendering Utilities

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  • Workforce Gender Equality Accelerated Program

    The Engendering Utilities Workforce Gender Equality Accelerated Program is a virtual intensive leadership program that develops the skills and tools needed to increase gender equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Learn about the program

Strengthening Organizations in Male-Dominated Industries through Gender Equality Initiatives

Expanding women’s participation in traditionally male-dominated industries leads to tangible economic outcomes, and can help organizations increase their bottom-line. Well-functioning organizations create stronger and more resilient economies, and support nations on their journey to self-reliance.

  • Video

    Gender 101 Training

    This video provides USAID partners with an introduction to the gender equality fundamentals, concepts, and terms needed to advance gender equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Watch the video

  • Guide

    Engendering Utilities Gender Equality Guides

    The Engendering Utilities gender equality guides provide step-wise support for senior leaders and managers at organizations seeking to increase gender equality in the workplace. Explore the guides

Our Approach

  1. Conduct Groundbreaking Research on Gender Disparity in Male-Dominated Industries.
  2. Partner with Organizations to Increase Gender Equality, Create Leadership Opportunities and Develop Talent.
  3. Reform the Human Resources Life Cycle to Solidify Long-term Organizational Change

As a result of Engendering Utilities’ innovative approach, partner organizations have significantly expanded their talent pools for recruitment and diversified their organizations.

  • Medium

    5 Ways USAID Empowers Women as Leaders Against the Climate Crisis

    With a seat at the table, women contribute to decision-making on natural resources and climate solutions. Read the story

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    The Business Case for Gender Equality

    Research shows that gender diverse companies outperform industry standards by 25 percent. Engendering Utilities helps partners identify a business case for gender equality, ensuring leaders know how gender equality improves business outcomes. Read the story

Our Partners

The strength of the Engendering Utilities program is in its collaborative approach. USAID is proud to be adding new partners to our ongoing work with 29 organizations in 21 countries committed to overcoming gender inequality in male-dominated industries, and Georgetown University who is committed to helping build the next generation of leaders.

Last updated: May 07, 2021

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