X-ELIO will participate in the VI Edition of the Mentoring Program of excellence “Women and Engineering”, of the Royal Academy of Engineering in Spain
Through this inclusive program, the company is committed to promoting STEM vocations among women, aiming for diversity and the end of the gender gap in these professional paths.
This partnership has been developed within the framework of the “X-ELIO Agora Thrive” initiative, through which employees of the firm, seek actions, alliances, and programs to promote diversity, inclusion, communication, and talent in the company.
Madrid, 28th April 2022. – X-ELIO, a leading global company specialized in the development, operation, financing, and maintenance of sustainable energy projects, is participating in the VI Edition of the Mentoring Program “Mujer e Ingeniería”, a project of the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain addressed to students in the renewable energy sector in the country.
The aim of this mentoring programme is to complement the training of female university students with knowledge and skills other than the academic ones they have received at university, through conversations with mentors and by learning from their professional experience. This is essential for the proper development and professional projection of female university students, and goes beyond the purely academic aspects learned in the classroom.
This collaboration has been developed within the framework of the “X-ELIO Agora Thrive” initiative, where the collaborating volunteers, the firm’s own employees, seek actions, alliances and programmes to promote diversity, inclusion, communication and talent, both internally and externally in the firm. More specifically, this action has been developed under the umbrella of the Diversity & Inclusion group, whose team leader is X-ELIO’s Chief Financial Officer, Nicholas Pentreath.
“It is an honour for us to participate in a program like this that promotes the role of women in the energy sector, which is absolutely necessary at this time. At X-ELIO we promote female talent in the sector and we are very excited to be part of initiatives like these that contribute to the progress of the sector”.Nicholas Pentreath, CFO of X-ELIO
“As a female professional at X-ELIO, I am proud to see how my company is working on these kinds of initiatives that boost female talent in this sector. There is a large pool of female talent in the renewable energy industry that leading companies like X-ELIO must be able to identify, attract and retain in order to create a more equal and competitive industry”.Sara Rodríguez, Structured Finance Analyst of X-ELIO
”Program, explains that: “it is essential to awaken interest in engineering as a tool for its enormous power to transform society”.Sara Gómez, Director of the “Mujer e Ingeniería” Program
X-ELIO is specialized in the development, construction, financing and operation of sustainable energy projects with a global presence in Europe, the United States, Latin America, Japan and Australia. The firm has 17 years of experience with more than 2.6 GW built. The group is a world leader in the development of renewable and sustainable energy, with a strong commitment to greenhouse gas reduction and the fight against climate change.
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