Supporting Partners - USAID and USISPF: SAWIE

Supporting Partners

USAID believes that gender equality and women’s empowerment is not just a part of development but the core of development. To execute this goal, each activity at USAID includes ‘Gender’ as a cross-cutting theme. USAID GTG-RISE Initiative is committed to further USAID agenda of having a more balanced access to opportunities to strengthen women participation primarily at the leadership positions. With this objective USAID under its GTG-RISE Initiative commits to provide initial seed funding support to establish ‘South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE)’ Forum to promote women’s participation and strengthen gender diversity and equity in the energy sector. SAWIE aims to work on collaborative and strategic approach towards reaching gender equality goals and building strong pillars “Women Prospering in The Workplace” and “Women Enabled in The Economy”, demonstrating the U.S. Government’s commitment to women’s economic empowerment worldwide.

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USAID/India’s Greening the Grid (GTG) is a five-year program implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Power
(MOP), Government of India (GOI) under the ASIA-EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) Initiative. This program aims to support GOI’s efforts to manage large-scale integration of Renewable Energy (RE) into the grid. The central component of GTG is Renewable Integration and Sustainable Energy (RISE) Initiative which involves the design, implementation, and scaling of a series of prioritized innovation pilots. Deloitte Consulting LLP is the USAID
Implementing Agency for its GTG-RISE Initiative which runs through December 8, 2020. 

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The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is a non-profit organization, with the primary objective of strengthening the U.S.-India bilateral and strategic partnership. To achieve these goals, USISPF works closely together with businesses and government leaders, both at the local as well as federal levels. USISPF has an established presence across both countries, with teams in New York, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Mumbai, and New Delhi.

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