"There is value in every industry from diversity of thought and one way to bring diversity is employ more women in the workforce. Women bring different values, perspectives and approaches to solve the problems of today and into the future."
WHO ARE THEY: I grew up on the suburban outskirts of Sydney, enjoying being outside, playing in the bush, and building and designing 'things'.
KEY STRENGTHS: Problem solver, communicator, people person, mathematics enthusiast
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
Where it all started for me
Due to a love of mathematics, physics and design at school, my careers advisor suggested many times to study engineering at university, and, in the end, after attaining a cadetship with Ausgrid, I thought, why not give it a go and see if I like it... and I did!
What did I end up studying?
Studied at University of Sydney
Entering the industry
It excites me that the power industry has the potential to be at the forefront of working towards a better outcome for the environment. I want to be involved in making a better world for my kids. Electricity is used by everyone, so your job influences everyone.
My previous work experience
My work placement experience
What I'm doing now
My advice for anyone looking to get into the industry?
Take advantage of as many work placements and industry speakers at API events as possible - so you can get a good understanding of the many areas you can specialise in.
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