Groups of expertise

WiN Global Groups of Expertise promote the expertise and vast experience of our membership in various strategic areas of the nuclear sector, with the support of key partners.

Therefore, each group organizes initiatives and events related to the promotion of vital areas such as decommissioning; emergency preparedness and response; nuclear non-proliferation, safeguards, export controls, and disarmament; innovation; nuclear medicine; nuclear security; radiopharmaceutical sciences and nuclear law.

Decommissioning (WiNDI)

Group leader: Estelle Desroches
Partner organization: EDF

Decommissioning has gradually become a “normal” stage in the life of nuclear installations and a requirement of environmental ethics.

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Emergency preparedness and response (WiNEPRI)

Group leader: Khadija Bendam
Partner organization: CNESTEN & IAEA

The Women in Nuclear in Emergency Preparation and Response Initiative (WiNEPRI) was launched in September 2021, in collaboration with the National Center for Nuclear Energy, Sciences and Technology (CNESTEN) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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Experimental Installations (WiNEXI)

Group leader: Andrea Bachrata
Partner organization: CEA IRESNE

The Group of Expertise on Experimental Installations recognizes that the development, preservation, and operation of essential research facilities are crucial for the nuclear industry.

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Innovation (WiNI)

Group leader: Adoración Arnaldo Gonzálvez
Partner organization: World Nuclear Association (WNA)

Nuclear energy plays an important role for a sustainable energy future. Innovation and advanced technologies, as well as improving the economy, reliability, efficiency and flexibility of nuclear power plants are key elements in achieving sustainable development goals in a world with a growing demand for energy.

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Nuclear Law (WiNLI)

Group leader: Kimberly Sexton Nick
Partner organization: OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

The safe, efficient and secure use of nuclear energy is supported by a complex body of international treaties, obligations and instruments, as well national and regional legal regimes, that create, uphold and enforce all aspects of nuclear safety, security and liability.

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Nuclear Medicine (WiNMI)

Group leader: Nouzha Ben Raïs Aouad
Partner organization: CNESTEN & IAEA

Nuclear Medicine has a clearly defined role in clinical practice due to its usefulness in many medical disciplines, particularly in cardiology, neurology, and mainly in oncology.

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Radiopharmaceuticals (WiNRI)

Group leader: Aruna Korde
Partner organization: IAEA, NAPC

Established in 2019 as an interest group under the framework of WiN Global with the support of the IAEA, the Women in Radiopharmaceuticals Initiative (WiNRI)  is a professional network aimed at supporting, promoting and empowering women in radiopharmaceutical sciences.

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Nuclear Security (WiNSI)

Group leader: Oum Keltoum Hakam
Partner organization: IAEA, Division of Nuclear Security

The Women in Nuclear Security Initiative (WiNSI) was launched in March 2021 by the IAEA’s Division of Nuclear Security (NSNS), in collaboration with WiN Global, to contribute to IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi’s vision to establishing the IAEA as a leading global voice for gender equality in the nuclear field.

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WiN for Peace

Group leader: Eva Gyane
Partner organization: Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) & UN Office for Disarmament Affairs in Vienna (UNODA)

The WiN Global group of expertise WiN for Peace was inaugurated on 27 February 2023, with the support of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-proliferation (VCDNP) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs Vienna (UNODA) in Vienna. 

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