International Coordinator and Programme Manager
Sheila Oparaocha is the Executive Secretary of the ENERGIA, where she has worked since 1999. Founded in 1996, ENERGIA is an international network of organizations and professionals active in 22 countries in Asia and Africa addressing gender and energy issues. Ms. Oparaocha currently oversees a programme on Women’s Economic Empowerment, a research programme and an advocacy and policy influencing programme. Ms. Oparaocha holds a BSc degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zambia and an MSc degree in Gender and Rural Development Studies from the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok.