Promote equality at work at the blow of a wind turbine. A recent report, “Energy Transition and Gender Equality: Opportunities for Spanish Youth”, ensures that women will have a leading role in green jobs that will be generated in the coming years. “In engineering faculties there are more and more women studying,” a student points out to the cameras.
This can serve to reduce the gender gap. “There are new occupations that will have to help companies and the private sector make progress in decarbonization and that could lead to opportunities for women,” the author of the study points out.
The truth is that the report, prepared by Cepsa and IE, reveals a great involvement of young people in this issue. In the case of women, they are even more so. “Girls are more interested than boys and they also see it as a sector in which they can develop their professional career,” he points out. Patricia Gabaldonprofessor of Economic Environment at IE Business School.
This sensitivity can bring women to traditionally masculine sectors, such as energy. Now they only represent 28%. Engineers, researchers, chemists and scientists, the greener future is looking for you.