Pamela Baldinger is the lead consultant for the World Bank's Closing Gaps in Women's Employment in the Energy Sector program. An international development and business specialist with over 15 years of experience in the design and management of energy projects. Pamela currently focuses on the nexus between gender and energy, working with the World Bank’s Africa Gender and Energy Program and the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Kosovo to increase women’s participation in the energy sector workforce. As Senior Energy Adviser at USAID, she managed numerous energy access, renewable energy, and gender projects, including the Agency’s premier gender and infrastructure project, Engendering Utilities. Pamela also served as the Agency Coordinator for the US Government’s commitment to bolster adoption of clean cooking technologies and led the development of new finance facilities and revolving funds to address energy financing constraints for consumers and energy enterprises. She has contributed articles on gender and energy for the UK-funded Energy and Economic Growth Research Programme and lectured at the US State Department’s Foreign Service Institute. Pamela holds a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.