Women of the Ukrainian Energy Sector 2019 Awards
The Women’s Energy Club of Ukraine (WECU), which brings together female professionals working in the country’s energy industry and related sectors, hosted the inaugural Women of the Ukrainian Energy Sector Awards in December 2019. This new annual event is designed to raise public awareness about the role played by women in the Ukrainian energy sector, according to WECU president Valentyna Beliakova.
A total of 72 nominees fought it out for this year’s top prizes, with the 2019 winners including Olha Bielkova (Politician of the Year), Olha Bosak (Manager of the Year), Viktoria Saravas (Educator of the Year), and Tetiana Amosova (Employee of the Year). The Women of the Ukrainian Energy Sector Awards was supported by the Kyiv office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation.