TORONTO, March 8, 2021 – Today, Hydro One announced the recipients of the its Women in Engineering Scholarship, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to increasing the representation of women in engineering within Hydro One and the electricity industry.
“Engineers have an important role in energizing life in Ontario and at Hydro One, we believe in creating an equitable and inclusive workplace that embraces diversity as a strength,” said Megan Telford, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hydro One. “We’re proud to help the next generation of women pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math while being an employer of choice.”
This year’s Women in Engineering Scholarship recipients include:
- Amanda Marshall, Western University, Electrical Engineering
- Kirti Godbole, Ontario Tech University, Electrical Engineering
- Reeda Awan, Ontario Tech University, Electrical Engineering
- Brooke Bidyk, Western University, Mechanical Engineering
- Amy Pulman, Western University, Electrical Engineering
- Kristina Wilson, Western University, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science dual degree
- Daniela Manotas, Western University, Mechanical Engineering
- Veronica Lee, University of Waterloo, Electrical Engineering option in Environmental Engineering
- Julia Wagner, University of Toronto, Electrical Engineering
- Jenna Hyde, Queen's University, Electrical Engineering
- Kimberley Orna, University of Toronto, Electrical Engineering
Scholarship winners receive $5,000 towards their studies and are offered a paid work-term at Hydro One.
As part of the company’s commitment to supporting women, Hydro One partnered with Ryerson University, Ontario Tech University, University of Waterloo, and Western University to increase enrolment, support, and career opportunities for women pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and math. Through this partnership, Hydro One supports WeMadeIt, which is an initiative to increase interest of young girls in engineering with resources for students, educators, and parents. During March, Hydro One also supports National Engineering Month to help increase awareness about the important role of engineering in the electricity industry.
Hydro One’s Women in Engineering Scholarship is a part of the company’s One Awards scholarship program and granted annually to women studying engineering at an Ontario university. Students interested in applying to Hydro One’s Women in Engineering Scholarship can visit: hydroone.com/oneawards. The application deadline is October 1, 2021.
Hydro One Limited (TSX: H)
Hydro One Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with approximately 1.4 million valued customers, approximately $30.3 billion in assets as at December 31, 2020, and annual revenues in 2020 of approximately $7.3 billion. Our team of approximately 8,700 skilled and dedicated employees proudly build and maintain a safe and reliable electricity system which is essential to supporting strong and successful communities. In 2020, Hydro One invested approximately $1.9 billion in its transmission and distribution networks and supported the economy through buying approximately $1.7 billion of goods and services. We are committed to the communities where we live and work through community investment, sustainability and diversity initiatives. We are designated as a Sustainable Electricity Company by the Canadian Electricity Association. Hydro One Limited's common shares are listed on the TSX and certain of Hydro One Inc.'s medium term notes are listed on the NYSE. Additional information can be accessed at www.hydroone.com; www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov.