Women with energy
Get to know some of the women who are working to shape the future of the energy system, from inspiring the next revolution in clean energy to breaking down stereotypes in engineering.
Senamiso

Meet Senamiso

Growing up in Zimbabwe and witnessing how vital electricity was to daily life inspired Senamiso Mathobela, Delivery Manager, to choose a career in the energy sector. Fast forward to now and she’s been selected as one of Women’s Engineering Society’s Top 50 Women Engineers 2020.

Read Senamiso's story
National Grid US Female Engineer of the Year Cindy Rom

Meet Cindy

Our US Female Engineer of the Year is 29-year-old Cindy Rom, a Senior Engineer in Melville, NY. Here she talks about what the accolade means to her and keeping engineering in the family while finding her own path.

Find out more about Cindy

Meet the women with energy

Get to know some of the inspiring women working at National Grid today to help us transform the energy system for the future. 

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Explore our women with energy stories

Discover more about the women working across National Grid in roles from finance to innovation and engineering. Learn how their careers started with childhood dreams of space travel and the presidential office, and find out more about their varied experience from breaking barriers in the RAF to travelling across the world to help keep the lights on.

Portrait photo of Dawn Childs, Change Director at National Grid

Dawn Childs

A career of firsts from the RAF and rollercoasters to tackling climate change

Female engineer wearing PPE holding National Grid high-voltage power cables

Jennifer Glenister

The sky’s the limit for women in engineering

Portrait photo of Danielle Stewart

Danielle Stewart

Overcoming imposter syndrome to get gas to net zero

Female US National Grid engineer wearing hard hat

Patricia DeBenedictis

Smashing stereotypes and an extraordinary health story

Iliana Portugues

Iliana Portugues

Exploring new frontiers in energy

Susan Robson

Susan Robson

From the UN to The Apprentice

Ursula Hirschkorn

Ursula Hirschkorn

From wannabe war correspondent to the front line of the energy transition

Peggy Smyth

Peggy Smyth

The energy to change the world

Lorraine Lynch

Lorraine Lynch

Proud to help transform US energy