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Atlantic Council’s Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship: Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center is thrilled to announce the launch of its Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship, offering a unique opportunity for early to mid-career women professionals to enhance their leadership skills in the energy and climate sectors.

About the Fellowship

Now in its sixth cohort, this one-year nonresident fellowship program is designed to empower rising women leaders by providing professional development, mentoring sessions with senior leaders, and opportunities for public speaking and writing. Aimed at women under 35 years old with 3-5 years of experience in energy and climate, the program focuses on cultivating leadership potential and fostering career growth.

Program Highlights

Participants will benefit from various professional development opportunities, including:

  1. Participation in Atlantic Council Events: Fellows will have access to both public and private events on energy topics, providing valuable networking opportunities.
  2. Publishing Opportunities: Fellows will contribute to the EnergySource blog and potentially write longer pieces, receiving editorial support and feedback.
  3. Professional Development Trainings: The program offers training in public speaking skills, with a focus on virtual communication and media interaction.
  4. Mentorship Sessions: Regular sessions with women leaders in energy and climate policy provide insights and guidance for career advancement.

Expectations and Requirements

Fellows are expected to actively engage in program activities, including attending Atlantic Council events, publishing EnergySource blogs, and participating in provided programming. Applicants should have 3-5 years of relevant work experience, a bachelor’s degree, and be based in Washington, DC.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter detailing their career path, professional experience, and how the fellowship aligns with their career goals. Applications close on April 30, 2024, at 11:59 PM EST.

This fellowship offers a unique opportunity for women professionals to enhance their leadership skills and contribute to the energy and climate sectors. Find full details and the application process HERE!