The Women in Utility Vegetation Management video premiered at the Women in Vegetation Management Workshop during the Trees & Utilities Conference in Minneapolis, on October 26, 2021.
There are numerous opportunities for women in the UVM industry today, especially for those with backgrounds in research, meteorology and geographic information systems (GIS) to name a few.
In this video, you’ll meet five female professionals:
- Samantha Mehl
Graduate Research Assistant, Clemson University
- April Schneider
Expert Regulatory Analyst, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)
- Ashley Helmetag
Senior Meteorologist, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
- Alicia Kroll
Member Account Analyst Lead, East Central Energy
- Amanda Opp
Right of Way Supervisor, Flathead Electric Cooperative
Hear how they launched a career in UVM, what it’s like to be a female in a STEM field where you are the minority, the best advice they want to share with other women, and how they are reshaping the field for the future.
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