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CWEEL Jordan 7th & 8th Meetings Held

The Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) and Jordan Energy Chapter – EDAMA, the Local Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE®) In collaboration with the USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program (JCP), held its seventh and eighth meeting in 2016 at JCP offices in Amman, Jordan. These targeted seminars were organized to increase the awareness about Energy Training Programs & Certification Exams as part of support for Clean Tech Training and Certification for Jordanian Women.


Eng. Samer Zawaydeh, MSc, PMP, CRM, President of JEC EDAMA began the event with a presentation about the AEE and its chapter in Jordan and its activities and the advantages of being certified by such an association.

Eng. Suhair Al Mhairat, MSc, CEM®, REP™, CWEEL Jordan Liaison officer, presented the objectives of the AEE training course and the eligibility for CEM and REP. In addition, a brief about the content of the training courses and how to treat with the training materials and their exams and how to maintain the certification was delivered.

Eng Ahmad Rahhal, MBA, CEM®, CEA®, REP™, CMVP® presented a brief about the CMVP and CEA training materials and exams.

Eng Samer Awwad, Msc, CEM®, CEA®, CRM®, REP™, CMVP® presented a brief about the CEM® and CRM® training materials and exams

EDAMA and JCP have collaborated since 2015 to support females in clean tech. JCP supported the participation of up to 10 female engineers in many of the certified courses offered by EDAMA during 2015 and 2016. Around 90 females have benefitted from this opportunity so far.

The two events were attended by 21 women and men who joined the event to learn more about the training course and how to benefit from JCP’s support.