An Awareness Campaign Championing African Women in Climate-Focused spaces
African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance( ACBA) is running a campaigned titled #WeAreHere which aims to highlight and normalize successful African women in climate-focused industries, to overcome the negative bias associated with women in male-dominated spaces, to foster gender positivity and empower younger women to take up space in climate-focused industries Inform and to educate the general public on the important role African women have played and continue to play in conservation and fighting climate change across industries.
The campaign was inspired by Esther Githinji's novel research recommendations on highlighting more successful African women in male-dominated, climate-related industries to reduce gender biases and improve outcomes regarding access to financial resources for such women.
A campaign Championing Stories of Strength and hope
Objective of the campaign:
WE ARE HERE
Check out the uplifting and powerful stories from
international women’s Day: