WiSER Pioneers Program

The year-long WiSER Pioneers Program offers young women aged 25 to 35 access to bespoke educational workshops and global networking opportunities with industry experts. The program empowers young women to take a leading role in the global transition to a net-zero future, providing them with a platform to make their voices heard and equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead a meaningful change.


If you require any further information, please email WISER@MASDAR.AE

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to women aged between 25 and 35 only
  • Currently employed or self-employed and holding a degree in a field related to the environment, energy, sustainability, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, with a minimum of two years of work experience
  • Excellent spoken English (Arabic is optional, but not essential)
  • Successful completion of the online application form and submission of all required documents.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Able to commit to the year-long program by attending at least 70% of scheduled workshops and events
  • Promote the WiSER Pioneers Program through your social network (when applicable)
  • Participate in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the Annual WiSER Annual Forum
  • Provide feedback through surveys and other mediums

Key competencies required

  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Reliability and ability to dedicate time to complete the year-long program
  • An ability to coordinate, manage tasks and work under pressure.