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T&D Europe and International Women's Day

Celebrated on the 8 March each year, International Women's Day is a special opportunity to shine the spotlight on women working in our industry, highlighting their unique experiences and expertise, and what led them on this career path.

 As Europe's grid technology providers, our members enable the energy transition to a climate-neutral Europe by 2050. Over 200,000 people in our industry manufacture, innovate and supply smart systems for the efficient transmission and distribution of electricity. Our technologies and services future-proof the grid and make clean electricity accessible to all Europeans. With put our collective expertise to work to craft a brighter, electric future. As such, we are ready for the Green Deal. 

The twin challenges of digitalisaion and climate change require the input and engagement of all. On the occasion of International Women's Day, we like to highlight that the clean energy technology sector offers opportunities for all women, from those looking to develop their careers further and to those who are just starting out, to take advantage of and take an active role in. 

To celebrate this day, and to showcase the opportunities in our sector, we are delighted to share with you the stories of six inspirational women and members of T&D Europe, coming from a variety of backgrounds and expertise, playing a key role in shaping our industry.


Vera Silva, Chief Technology Officer of GE Renewable Energy's Grid Solutions and Vice President of T&D Europe 

Anne-Claire Sanner, Strategy and Marketing Director for Power & Grid Segment at Schneider Electric 

Carola Puusteli, Sales Vice President for Power & Grid Segment at Schneider Electric

Martina Tomé, Vice President of Powers Systems Iberia at Schneider Electric 

Merve Maden Avci,  Product Manager for Transformers, Substations and Cable Accessories at Eaton 

Mar Olmedo, CEO at GEDELSA Transformers