Christine Ah Ching
Christine Ah Ching works as a System Controller with the Electric Power Corporation (EPC). She works at the National Control Center and is the lone female amongst a team of 4 System Controllers and 12 assistants. System Controllers are required to control and monitor all of EPC’s generating stations using its SCADA network. It is a highly technical role which has always been fulfilled by men in the past. Christine has a Diploma in Advance Computer Science and is a graduate of the National University of Samoa.
Leone graduated from the University of the South Pacific with a degree in Information Systems in 2017. She works as a Global Information System (GIS) technician for the Electric Power Corporation (EPC) in Samoa. She is part of the Quality Assurance & Development Division where she is the only female technical worker in a division consisting of 6 engineers, 9 technicians and 3 apprentices.
Da Young Tuuau
Da Young graduated from the University of the South Pacific (USP) with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 2017. She has the distinction as one of the foundation students for the School of Engineering at the USP. Da Young works as a graduate engineer in the Distribution Division of the Electric Power Corporation in Samoa and is the only female technical person in a division of more than 80 linemen and electricians. Her future aspirations are to pursue further studies and become a chartered Engineer with the Institute of Professional Engineers of Samoa (IPES).