Sarah Jamison claims she was never told in her early life that a career in engineering was an option for girls like her. And until she “fell into” engineering after being offered her first role, she had no idea that jobs like hers even existed.
United Utilities has a number of women engineers working in a number of roles across the business. Jo is a Chemical Engineer and has been for a number of years. Watch Jo's video below to find out what inspired her from a young age to become an engineer.
Many girls are not aware of how many different roles there are for women, including office based roles, As a Graduate Engineer for United Utilities Jenni has had the opportunity to try out many areas of the company to find the right fit for her skills.
Charlotte is an Electrical Network Engineer at United Utilities, she has recently finished her apprenticeship there and has won an award for her work. Watch the video below to find out what influenced her and what she enjoys so much about her role.
As Systems Engineer at Alstom, Beatriz has always been fascinated by the world of engineering and is an advocate of STEM. You can see in the video below where her influences came from and why she enjoys being an engineer.
Much more has been written about the problem of women being underrepresented in STEM professions than has been written about how to solve it. Maybe because there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ solution?