"Empowering women to work in the power industry is crucial for fostering diversity, innovation, and sustainable development. Their unique perspectives, skills, and contributions are essential in shaping a future energy landscape that is equitable, inclusive, and responsive to the needs of all."
Technology Innovation Engineer
WHO ARE THEY: Hailing from India, came to Australia to pursue my Master's in Electronics Engineering with a main focus on Renewable Energy. During my studies, I had the opportunity to intern at Schneider Electric which gave me a first-hand experience of the real world which got me excited in my career in the power sector. My first job out of university was at Energy Queensland and have stayed in the same company for the past 7 years. During my career, my focus has been in new technology development and deployment.
Communication, Stakeholder Management, Negotiation
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
Where it all started for me
I have been fascinated by the future of renewable energy in Australia. I chose my degree so I can have an impact on our journey towards net zero emissions. My degree had the capability to get a job in this sector and mould me toward innovation and technological advances.
What did I end up studying?
Studied at Griffith University
Entering the industry
The two key exciting aspects about the future of the power industry are the renewable energy revolution, with the growing adoption of clean energy sources, and the technological innovations and digitalization transforming the way electricity is generated, distributed, and consumed. These developments offer the potential for a more sustainable and efficient energy system.
My previous work experience
My work placement experience
What I'm doing now
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