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[Schneider Electric Podcast] Episode 8: #BreakingBarriers

Episode 8 #BreakingBarriers

Come and join us as we catch up with Alice Davis, a kick a*ss engineer turned project manager who talks about how she is breaking down barriers in a male-dominated industry. Listen to her journey and how she is navigating through life using her intelligence, humour and most of all determination to beat the status quo.

We discuss some staggering facts surrounding women in the workplace and the innovative impact that diversity can bring.

With June being Pride Month, we will also share what we are doing to support our LGBTQ plus community and how you can get involved too.

P.S Do you think Rob can finally win the quiz?

Guest

Alice Davis, Customer Project Manager

Alice is a Customer Project Manager who lives in London but is currently on a Project in Wales. She joined Schneider on the graduate scheme in 2018 following on from an Engineering degree. She is an advocate for promoting STEM subjects to young people and under-represented groups and does volunteering in her spare time. She loves cooking and being outdoors. When she isn’t discovering new recipes, you can find her on the netball court or at the swimming pool.

 Hosts

Carmel Bawa, News Editor, Global MarketingCarmel Bawa, Host of Schneider Electric's Podcast The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

Carmel’s love affair with communications started 15 years ago with her first job. Since then, her passion has extended to internal and external communications, and with it some might say, an almost unhealthy obsession with project planning. She is in her fourth year at Schneider and when she’s not at her desk, Carmel loves to make jewelry, hang out with her husband and son and dream about their next holiday.

Emma Gallagher, Host of Schneider Electric's Podcast The Good, the Bad and the BeautifulEmma Gallagher, Employer Branding and Graduate Recruitment Lead for UK & Ireland

Emma has been part of the Schneider family for four years and holds 10+ years of experience finding future talents and their dream roles and loves watching them grow. She is proud to be an Employer Brand Champion and 100% ally to all. Emma is a huge animal lover especially when it comes to dogs. She has a passion for trying new things and is currently learning to ride a dirt bike! She loves travelling and experiencing different cultures.

Robert Insull, Host of Schneider Electric's Podcast The Good, the Bad and the BeautifulRob Insull, Segment Marketing Manager, Residential

Rob joined Schneider Electric almost ten years ago. After a seven-year Internal Communications career, he recently moved into a new role (still with Schneider) as Segment Marketing Manager for Residential. Rob is a ‘decent’ badminton player, a keen guitarist, and a big Wolves fan.

Where to listen to the podcast?

You can find the eighth episode of Schneider Electric’s podcast The good, the bad and the beautiful on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Spotify. Choose the one you like the most, and remember to subscribe, like, and share!

Interested in working for Schneider Electric UK & Ireland? Search for jobs and apply here! www.se.com/careers 

If you have any feedback, questions, or just want to have a natter – email us at thegbbpodcast@se.com


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