Director of Forestry Ministry of Natural Resources, and Climate Change, Malawi and Gender Coordinator, LDC Group on CC
Stella Funsani Gama is currently Director of Forestry, Ministry of Natural Resources, and Climate Change, Malawi and Gender Coordinator, LDC Group on CC. She is a Forest resources management specialist for over twenty years with focus on participatory methodologies, forest governance and institutions, stakeholder engagement, natural resources management and forest administration. Stella has strong passion on enhancing women’s effective participation in climate and environment diplomacy. She has ten years working on climate change diplomacy at the UNFCCC, advocating for women empowerment, gender balance in Rio Conventions bodies, gender responsive climate policies, adaptation, and technology development and transfer. Stella is UNFCCC negotiator for Malawi and Least Developing Countries Group and has served as member and vice chairperson of the Technology Executive Committee and Rapporteur for the Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technological Advice at the UNFCCC.
- Workshop I: Workshop for young women to learn about job opportunities in the energy sector and networking
- Catalyzing sustainable development goals through clean cooking solutions (part III - catalyzing women and youth empowerment through clean cooking)
- Energizing Equality: Harnessing womens' power and skills for a sustainable energy workforce (Lean In, OSCE, SEforAll, IRENA, UNIDO, GWNET)
- Fire Side Chats: Catalyzing action for gender equality and women’s empowerment (Gender Energy Compact)
- Fireside chat: Catalyzing Climate Finance to Translate Global Climate Decisions into Actions in the Least Developed Countries