Women in Energy Guyana to champion inclusion at landmark forum this Saturday

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Women in Energy Guyana is set to host the groundbreaking “Championing Women in the Energy Sector: Creating Pathways Guyana FORUM” this Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre in Georgetown. This event aims to drive transformative change in the energy industry by championing diversity and inclusion.

“At the heart of this movement lies a commitment to unlocking the full potential of the energy sector by championing diversity and inclusion. Every voice is not only welcomed but valued, ensuring that no woman is left behind in the journey towards progress and equality,” the organization said. 

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The forum will explore a diverse range of topics crucial to the advancement of women in the energy sector, with more than 1,300 women supporting ExxonMobil Guyana’s operations. Key areas of focus include championing diversity and inclusion, promoting women’s financial inclusion, fostering mentorship programs, navigating entrepreneurial challenges, and providing insights and strategies for career transitions.

Featuring an esteemed lineup of speakers, the forum will include Sharlene S. Seegoolam, Managing Director of SLB for Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad, and the Caribbean, as the keynote speaker. Other confirmed speakers are:

– H.E Jane Miller, OBE., High Commissioner, British High Commission

– Adrienne Galanek, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Guyana

– Abbigale Loncke-Watson, Chair, Women in Energy Guyana and CEO, MBW Energy Support Services

– Michelle A. Nicholas, Founder/CEO, The NICO Consulting, Inc.

– Dr. Natasha Gaskin-Peters, Director, Centre for Local Business Development

– Stephen Grell, Managing Director, Republic Bank (Guyana)

– Martin Cheong, General Manager, SBM Offshore (Guyana)

– Ayodele Dalgety-Dean, Executive Director, Sispro Inc.

Sponsors of the forum include MBW Energy Support Services, The NICO Consulting, Inc., MBW, Java Café, AX Investment and Consultants Inc., and Amici. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in discussions, participate in interactive workshops, and network, all aimed at creating pathways and shaping a future where women thrive in the energy industry.

For tickets and sponsorship, contact [email protected], call +592-626-0666, or visit https://wie-guyana.org/. 


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