The Government, the scientists, the businesses, NGOs, citizens…they are all part of the same team and are under pressure to score that one winning goal, the most important goal of our time – to limit the greenhouse gas emissions enough to prevent the dangerous effects of climate change. The magnitude of this challenge requires new match strategy and urgent ideas and solutions. The good news is that they are out there and just need to be connected and scaled.
That’s were gender comes into the sight. Gender diversity brings in fresh ideas and perspectives. Not only by ensuring equal gender team composition, but by shifting the focus…Because it’s not always about the numbers, it’s about the people you choose to play. To score a goal, the team needs champions.
Despite the fact that the picture of a basketball match is overwhelmingly male, the Macedonian climate change team experienced female leadership.
Meet the Macedonian women that challenge the stereotypes, knowledgeable team players free from the patterns of thinking and doing.
The link between gender issues and climate change is very important, but it is generally not understood. Meet Elena Grozdanova, the initiator and an active participant in creating new policies that will connect these two important issues.
#Do you know that the woman who popularized #ClimateChange on twitter is Holly Golightly or Kalina Miljovska alias @BreakAtTyffanys?
Inspiration from "Before the Flood" with Leonardo DiCaprio for her was enough to act.
Meet Angelina Jovanovic the woman who, with her dedication, enthusiasm and love for the work she does, has significantly improved climate change communication. Always ready to respond to the challenge and open to follow, accept and adapt to new communication trends, especially today when we have rapidly growing digitalization of society.
“Lost in the translation?” Never with Ana as the interpreter. Meet Ana Popova Manasievska the voice from the frontlines, the foundation of the Macedonian interpretation of all those complicated climate change wording….
Only 5% of the Macedonian rural women own agriculture land.
Meet Vase Mojsovska, the President of the National Farmers’ Association, the woman that uplifts the whole community and moves the Macedonian farmers closer to climate resilience…
Macedonian woman paving the way for climate change and LOW CARBON POLICIES
| Each country that ratified the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change has nominated at least one country focal point. Only 33% of them are women.|
Meet Teodora Obradovikj Grncharovska, the Macedonian team leader i.e. the UNFCCC Focal point and the lady behind the national policies for low-carbon development…
| || Energy is considered as male-dominated sector. However, women have played an important role in science and engineering for generations and are now beginning to lead the sector.|
Meet Natasa Markovska, and find out what’s it like to be a woman with a career in the energy sector, the Macedonian forerunner and proponent of energy transition…