Engendering Industries Partners Worldwide

The strength of the program is in its collaborative approach.

USAID is proud to work with organizations that are committed to improving gender equality in male-dominated sectors

Partner Case Studies

  • Nigeria

    Where are the Women?

    USAID’s Engendering Industries supports partners to develop innovative communications, marketing campaigns, and events that normalize and increase the participation of women in male-dominated industries. Read the story

  • Kosovo

    Advancing Gender Equality in Kosovo’s Energy Sector

    Since joining USAID’s Engendering Industries program, KOSTT—a power utility in Kosovo—has hired seven women, promoted 15 female employees, and extended training opportunities for women to gain the skills needed to advance their careers. Read the story

  • India

    Paternity Leave ‘Beneficial for Business’ at Indian Power Utility

    USAID’s Engendering Industries program supported BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL)—an Indian energy utility—to develop and roll-out a paternity leave policy; the first of its kind for the company. Read the story

  • Mozambique

    EDM Increases Women’s Participation in the Power Sector

    USAID’s Engendering Industries program supports partner Electricidade de Moçambique, a Mozambican power utility, to increase women’s participation in the workforce. Read the story

  • India

    Return on Investment at Tata Power-DDL

    With support from USAID’s Engendering Industries program, Tata Power-DDL implements women’s leadership and development initiatives that improve company culture and performance. Read the story

  • Dominican Republic

    Moving Gender-Based Violence out of the Shadows

    In recognition of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, representatives of the Dominican power utility EDESUR discuss efforts to combat GBV in the workplace. Read the story

  • Macedonia

    In North Macedonia, the Future is Female

    Nearly forty percent of EVN’s employees are male technicians, many nearing retirement. With a limited national talent pool, EVN began building the next generation of STEM professionals, starting with girls. Read the story

  • India

    Female Perspectives Raise Revenue for Indian Power Utility

    Partner utility BSES Rajdhani Power Limited in India deploys female field staff to improve community relations, reduce electricity theft and illegal connections, and increase revenue. Read the story

  • India

    Partnering with Indian Utilities to Deliver Gender Equality

    USAID has partnered with BSES Rajdhani and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited to strengthen women’s participation in India’s energy sector. Read the story

  • Macedonia

    Changemakers in Action: EVN Macedonia Leads by Example

    Alumni of USAID’s Engendering Industries program created the Women in INdustry conference to amplify lessons learned. Now in its third year, the conference is reshaping industry attitudes about gender equality. Read the story

  • Nigeria

    Reaching New Heights

    Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) hires its first female line workers, increasing women’s role in Nigeria’s traditionally male­-dominated energy sector. Read the story


    Lighting the Career Path for Girls in the Energy Sector

    ‘Bring Your Daughter To Work Day’ events, supported by USAID’s Engendering Industries program, expose girls to the many job options in the power sector. Read the blog

  • Nigeria

    EKEDC Nigeria Holds First ‘Bring Your Daughter to Work Day’

    Supported thorugh USAID’s Engendering Industries program, this event opened new career prospects in the energy sector for Nigerian girls. Read the story

  • Macedonia

    EVN Macedonia Holds First ‘Bring Your Daughter to Work Day’

    This visit to their parents’ workplace, supported by USAID’s Engendering Industries program, inspires girls to dream of new job possibilities. Read the story

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