Sunday November 29, 2020

Speak up for yourselves, tech boss tells women

Schneider Electric Ireland president Kelly Becker shares her experiences in the tech sector for International Women’s Day

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

8th March, 2020
Kelly Becker of Schneider Electric Ireland says not to be shy about asking for help. Picture: Bryan Meade

The questions never stop with Kelly Becker. The country president for Schneider Electric Ireland has a lot of them, and it doesn’t really matter who is in front of her – a boss, someone looking for advice, or an interviewer.

She always wants to know more, and she wants more people, particularly more women, to ask more questions.

“I want women to speak up for themselves and put their names forward for big...

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