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Katie Kossow: Growing Global Marketing and Gardening

Katie Kossow is a Marketing Team Lead at Dynamic Ratings in Sussex, Wisconsin. When she was young, she dreamed of becoming a professional football player, but life took another direction and she found her passion in marketing and event planning.

Inspire, Encourage and Advocate: The Women Behind WPS

Women in Power Systems (WPS) is a community created by women for everyone in the power industry. The creative minds behind the initiative are three members of the WPS Steering Committee: the Chair, Rachel Linke, Member Services Manager for the Electric Power Reliability Alliance (EPRA), Associate Editor for APC Media and Secretary for IEEE PES SmartGrid Marketing Working Group; Marina Cizmesija, WPS Editor in Chief, and Petra Curlin, WPS Communications and Projects Manager.

Study Finds Women Account for Almost 20 Percent of Energy Technology

According to a new 24 study of the past three years conducted by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council national trade association, women now account for nearly 20 percent of the U.S. energy technology and services sector.

Stina Flogell Östlundh: Marrying Martial Arts and Exec Position

Stina Flogell Östlundh is CEO of Megger Sweden, 2nd Dan Itosu-Kai and karate instructor from Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden.

Siemens USA Partners with Confidential Networking Platform, BossmakeHer, to Hire More Women at the Top

BossmakeHer, the emerging network that confidentially connects executive women with top companies, today announced their partnership with the global technology powerhouse Siemens Corporation.

In pursuit of more female scientists

From the time we first turn on a television or read a book, we’re exposed to examples of scientists and engineers. What we often don’t see are female scientists and engineers. In fact, an analysis of children’s media found that for every 15 male characters with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professions, there was only one female character with a STEM job.

Do not let being a woman stop you from pursuing your dreams

Meet a woman who embodies everything WPS stands for! Khayakazi Dioka is Corporate Specialist for Transformers and Reactors at South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC talked to our media partner Transformer Technology about her personal life and career, her work at Eskom and a vast transformer fleet under her supervision.

Passion for the Profession: Interview with Maria Lamorey, PPG

In this interview, we talked to one of the great women in the transformer industry, an electrical equipment manufacturing expert Maria Lamorey. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Maria is a member of the IEEE Transformers Committee and has been an industrial coatings expert with PPG for six years.

Collaborative Talents: Foundations for the Future of Power Industry

Mary Reidy has over 30 years of experience in power systems. She is the Principal Program Manager at National Grid US, as well as a member of the IEEE PES. Among her other accomplishments, Dr. Reidy established the IEEE Continuing Education. She directed internal and academic teams that responded to the Federal Government’s Workforce Development program (ARRA) on Smart Grid Technology, resulting in awards for both an internal Workforce Development and University Degree programs.

Secrets of Success: Bridging the Gaps, Building the Teams

Javiera F. McGuiggan is a leader with a personal mission to make a difference in the world. With a background in hydraulic engineering, she started her professional career with Procter & Gamble in 2003, followed by almost 14 years with 3M, where she rose to the position of Global Marketing Manager. She joined Cargill in 2019, where she is now Assistant Vice President and Global Business Leader for Dielectric Solutions at Cargill BioIndustrial. She supports the charity Feed My Starving Children where she is a member of the Board of Directors. Her best team and greatest support is her family.