Chief Govt Officer of March Vitality, Aisha Salisu, was a speaker at Dotmount Communications’s Future Ahead Discussion board on February 18, 2023. The audio system and attendees dialogued on the theme: “The Energy of Networking within the Digital Period”, it was strictly curated for feminine enterprise homeowners and CEO’s, and was graced by heavy weights in at present’s trade.
Aisha Salisu mentioned ‘Ladies’s Position in Powering the Vitality Transition.’ She started her keynote with a historical past of girls who impressed her to turning into the fierce lady that she is at present, and the way it took her someday to search out what she was obsessed with.
She made a connection between “networking up and networking down”, and gave a narrative of how she “networked up, leveraging on her then organisation to have the ability to transition to a different sector. Being a banker, she was diligent in service, which wasn’t notably straightforward particularly coming from a political science background. However due to her tenacity and willingness to study she was capable of succeed, saying “the best strategy to community is to be indispensable that would be the strategy to community with out introducing your self.”
Salisu, then spoke about leveraging her connections to begin a enterprise. She additional spoke in regards to the significance of analysis, and regaled the viewers with a narrative the place she had been satisfied to haul petroleum merchandise and hadn’t performed adequate analysis that led to her paying the value afterwards.
After, her introduction she delved into her subject on local weather change and vitality transition. Hajia Aisha Salisu started by imploring the ladies within the room to be open to the idea of local weather change because it impacts us.
She outlined Vitality transition in response to (S&P International, 2020). as “The worldwide shift away from fossil-based vitality manufacturing and consumption techniques, similar to coal, pure fuel, and oil, and towards renewable sources of vitality, similar to photo voltaic, wind, and lithium-ion batteries.”
Learn additionally: Fewer women in elective positions despite efforts
She additionally emphasised the necessity for vitality combine for the nation as pure fuel which Nigeria has in abundance is the cleanest fossil gas and is extensively considered a crucial element on this planet’s transition to a cleaner future.
The Nigerian authorities has additionally said its place on using fuel as a transitional gas.
As Nigerians we worth oil, however it’s time to transfer away from it to different cleaner vitality options similar to fuel, photo voltaic, wind, and different renewables. The reason being that oil emit greenhouse gasses alter temperature of the surroundings, and harms the local weather”
Hajia Aisha Salisu then made a connection between local weather change, meals safety and insecurity, stating that if our local weather was in a superb situation we’d have extra alternatives obtainable for folks struggling within the North East as results of insecurity. She additionally emphasised the necessity for curbing meals wastage by using renewable similar to wind and photo voltaic
Moreover, Hajia gave a placing occasion about how most casualties within the Turkey earthquake had been girls and kids additional emphasizing the necessity for girls to take a stand on local weather change.
Salisu concluded her keynote by saying girls ought to begin taking over extra space to have the ability to impact the change wanted within the surroundings. She additionally proffered some credible options similar to: girls taking part in local weather motion and conversations, taking over company areas, and educating our lady youngsters.