April 28, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm utc
This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students.
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA for a student-only lunch and roundtable discussion with Gauri Singh, Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Gauri will discuss her current work and direct experience in renewable energy and sustainable development projects globally, with a special focus on India. Following introductions, we will move into an open conversation. Lunch will be provided.
Gauri Singh is the Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency. Ms. Singh brings more than 30 years of experience in policy, advocacy and project implementation within the field of renewable energy and sustainable development from India and the international system
Prior to joining IRENA, Ms. Singh worked within India’s federal government and at the apex level within provincial government. Federally, she was responsible for leading the development of the National Solar Mission of India policy in 2010, an early policy framework designed to drive solar power development across the country. At the Madhya Pradesh provincial Government, Ms. Singh steered rural development providing strategic planning and implementation guidance across the state for large initiatives. Her work involved poverty reduction and sustainable development within rural communities.
Previously, Ms. Singh was also Director of Country Support and Partnerships (CSP) at IRENA. She was responsible for regional and country level initiatives and for spearheading partnerships with regional energy and economic organizations.
Registration is required. This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students. To register, you must sign in with your UNI.
This event will be hosted in person and capacity is limited. We ask that you register only if you can attend this event in its entirety.
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