Read about the inspiring women engineers at Schneider Electric

Read about the inspiring women engineers at Schneider Electric

 June 15, 2022

Schneider Electric's purpose is to empower all to make the most of its energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. 

With engineering roles spanning many areas, International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) provides a useful opportunity to take a look at women engineers forging ahead and making a difference through their careers..

Meet Schneider Electric Product Application Engineer, Londiwe Mngadi

"I am so grateful to be a part of a company that puts its employee’s health and safety first, that promotes diversity and inclusion in everything they do and to continue to learn every single day in my journey here at Schneider Electric," says Londiwe.[pictured above].

Meet Schneider Electric Inside Sales Representative, Maulidya Falah

Maulidya Falah Schneider Electric

Maulidya has been part of the Schneider Electric team since November 2015 as a Field Services Representative.

"My direct manager and peers ensure I feel empowered in a male-dominated environment, and they greatly encourage me to further develop my technical skills and expand my knowledge in product competency," explains Maulidya.

Meet Schneider Electric Cybersecurity Tendering Specialist, Palak Lad

Palak Lad Schneider Electric

As part of her role. Palak analyzes Operational Technology cybersecurity requirements for OT applications and helps develop technical cybersecurity solutions and architectures, compliant with IEC62443 and NIST directives, for proposals.  

Meet Schneider Electric Product Application Engineer, Izabela Kawon

Isabel Kawon Schneider Electric

Izabela is an engineer of production methods at the Schneider Electric in Bukowno plant, based in Poland and a graduate of Silesian University of Technology in Katowice.

Always ambitious, Izabela enjoys learning new things as well as developing and challenging herself. 

Meet Schneider Electric Connected Offers & Building Energy Optimisation Specialist, Eszter Kortvelyesi

Eszter Kortvelyesi Schneider Electric

When asked about her most rewarding experience as an Engineer, Eszter says, "Seeing a project from start to completion is very rewarding, coupled with the fact that showing around in London to my family and friends and I can point at iconic buildings and stating that I have contributed or I have managed to reduce its energy."

Meet Schneider Electric Solution Manager, EcoStruxure Power Mission Critical, Elissa Heckman

Elissa Heckman Schneider Electric

Ever since Elissa started her career with Schneider Electric, she has had the opportunity to participate in events that encourage the next generation to pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math.

When the eMentoring program started through TryEngineering Together, she knew this would be the chance to give back the reassurance and motivation that she has seen as such a positive impact on her journey.

Meet Schneider Electric Mechanical Design Engineer, Aria Silva

Aria Silva Schneider Electric

Aria is works as a mechanical designer of low voltage switchboards in Schneider Electric and is part of the global Schneider Electric LGBT+ community. "I already knew about Schneider Electric and its inclusive values, but I wasn’t sure if someone like me would really have the chance to be part of it. I just wanted to stop being overwhelmed by the constant thought that I’d be rejected as soon as I presented myself with this “new” identity. Then I thought “I don’t lose anything by trying”, so I applied without hope," she explains.

Meet Schneider Electric Senior Product Design Engineer, Anna Usewicz

Anna Usewicz Schneider Electric

Anna's day-to-day activities focus on creation, modification, improving or adaptation of the new or existing product designs across Schneider Electric. In addition, she provides support to industrial, quality, purchasing and marketing service.

Meet Schneider Electric Field Services Engineer, Helen Arch

Helen Arch Schneider Electric

Helen finds that while having the opportunity to work alongside engineers from many nations and backgrounds can bring its challenges and obstacles, working towards a common goal and seeing a project realized at the end is one of the most rewarding moments of a career as an Engineer.

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