Mehnert: U.S. energy industry’s gender gap needs spotlight

The “day without women” strike will attract many headlines on International Women’s Day. But thousands of other women, myself included, will be focused on a more overlooked but equally important cause: the gender gap in America’s energy industry. The World Economic Forum last year singled out the energy industry when it published disturbing numbers on the industry’s gender gap and issued a call to action to close it for good. Twenty-two energy CEOs endorsed that call. But where is the public outcry? In short, it’s about a lack of appeal.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

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