Feb 15, 2023
The energy sector remains one of the least gender-diverse sectors, and the Caribbean is no exception. Girls tend to be steered away from science, technology engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields from as early as primary school years. There remains the prevailing perception of women’s inferiority in performing more technical work and that engineering is a profession mainly for men.
The World Bank is giving special attention to this issue through its analytical work and projects in the Caribbean. The Renewable Energy Sector Development Project (RESDP) – launched last year in Saint Lucia – is one example.
Read the full feature story on worldbank.org
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