Power List

Meet 50 of Africa's most inspirational female energy executives


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Carefully curated by Africa Oil Week and Lean in Energy, the 2021 Power List features 50 inspiring women - from Morocco to Cape Town, from Manager to Minister - all of whom are working and motivating others across the African energy sector. There has never been a more important time to drive diversity and inclusion awareness into the sector, ensuring women continue to have a voice and opinion in shaping this evolving industry. 

During the 27th edition of Africa Oil Week, we continued this important conversation during our AOW Accelerates: Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast Briefing. The speakers included:

  • Lamé Verre, Co-Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa, Lean In Energy

  • Sarah Taylor, Director for International Trade, UK Government

  • Rita Hausken, Founder & CEO, Shestainability & Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa, Lean In Energy

  • Irene Waage Basili, CEO, Shearwater GeoServices

  • Cynthia Lumor, Deputy MD, Tullow Ghana

  • Moroti Adedoyin-Adeyinka, Executive Director, Sahara Group

  • Cany Jobe, Director of Exploration, Gambia National Petroleum Company




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