We’re making strong progress in our goal towards gender equality at National Grid, and recognise that we can play a part in helping to ensure that women are equally represented in the energy industry.
Get to know some of the women who are working to shape the future of the energy system, from inspiring innovations in renewable energy to breaking down stereotypes in engineering.
Girls Takeover gives girls all over the world the opportunity to step into the roles of senior business leaders for a day, raising awareness of equal power, freedom and representation for girls and young women.
This year, the theme of our Girls Takeover is ‘Putting women at the forefront of the transition to net zero’. See the experiences of recruits Precious (in the UK) and Leela (in the US) as they took over for the day as senior members of National Grid.
The theme of INWED 2022 is looking towards the future, focusing on the inventors and innovators who will change the industry for the better.
In each video below, two women at different stages of their careers discuss how engineering affects their personal and professional lives, as well as their thoughts on future innovation.
Join Alice and Jennifer as they discuss the barriers and stigma of being a woman in engineering. How has it affected their career? What barriers have they faced? What is the best route for becoming an engineer? Expect answers, conversation and the truth.Watch the video
Join Caroline and Melissa as they discuss the barriers and stigma of being a woman in engineering. How has it affected their career? What barriers have they faced? What is the best route for becoming an engineer? Expect answers, conversation and the truth.Watch the video
We continue to strive to drive progress in gender equality, and are proud that our efforts are being rewarded across the globe.
The annual Times Top 50 list recognises the employers that are taking action to drive gender equality at work.
The businesses in the Top 50 are all working towards gender equality – from embracing flexible working practices to tackling the pay gap and normalising caring responsibilities for all genders.
We‘re one of 484 companies across 45 countries to be included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which aims to track the performance of public companies committed to transparency in gender-data reporting. It measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline; equal pay and gender pay parity; inclusive culture; anti-sexual harassment policies; and, pro-women brand.
We rank 1st in the UK and 3rd globally for gender equality in an assessment of almost 4000 companies in 23 markets by Equileap, the leading provider of gender equality data & insights, in 2021. Among the utility companies that were assessed, we rank 1st in the UK and the world.
We're part of the Energy Leaders' Coalition, a group of 16 leading CEOs from the UK’s energy sector who are making a public declaration to improve gender diversity in their companies and in the sector as a whole.
Get to know some of the inspiring women working at National Grid to help us transform the energy system for the future.