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Featured Stories From Women In Shell
Be inspired by our Shell women and their remarkable achievements.
There are women working at all levels at Shell, and in all areas of our business. We are proud to celebrate our differences, and to foster an environment where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. There is a genuine inclusion focus - we find strength in the diversity of people and the decisions we make.
That's one reason why we strive always to create an environment that accommodates the needs of our female employees. Shell is committed to a workplace of gender equality that allows you to fulfil your potential, in work and life.
Stories from our Shell women
Kylie van der Sar has been with Shell for over 18 years. Her role as Shell Australia’s Business Development Manager sees her leading upstream acquisition and divestment deals as well as mentoring young women in the Shell Women’s Network. She shares her tips on creating your personal brand.
Lucia Lombardo, Senior Legal Counsel (Browse) for Shell Development Australia, shares her story of how hard work and dedication helped her in her career.
Srividhya Vaidyanathan, Global Category Manager – Storage and Handling, doesn’t believe in getting cosy at work. Her career is constantly progressing thanks to the fact that she’s always searching for ground-breaking ideas that can really challenge and change the business.
Mary Bastian is the Team Lead for Lead Generation and Interfacial Science in the Emerging Technologies division of Innovation Research and Development group based in Bangalore, India. She shares her journey to success.
Teo Mui Poh is Senior Manager – Operations at the Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis plant in Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia. She explains why she’s been so happy to work for Shell through her 20-year career.
Following a three-year career break for family reasons, Poonam Narang chose to join Shell as she felt it would enable her to strike a great balance between work and home.
Donna Kuizon-Cruz is a Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) and Sustainable Development (SD) Manager for Upstream International (UI) in the Philippines. She explains why she is proud of Shell’s commitment to developing their employees.
Marwa Al-Ansary has always known that she wanted to be an engineer. After seven years at Shell, she’s still living her dream every day and inspiring others to do the same. She shares her story.
Sarah Behbehani has gone from being a mother at the age of 18 to the Regional Team Lead for LNG Trading covering India, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and South America. She shares her inspiring story of how passion and hard work guaranteed success.
Rafidah Jumal, Cluster Finance Manager, South East Asia – Global Commercial, explains why Shell wants employees to find a balance between work and family.
Jessica Zhu, Cluster Marketing Manager for China Lubricants Business to Business (B2B), has more than 11 years’ experience in the lubricants business. She shares her own story and gives advice for women wanting to join Shell.
Min Peng enjoys a challenge and it is precisely this trait that inspires her to move out of her comfort zone. She reckons the more you do, the more opportunities you have to come up with creative, cutting-edge ideas.
IT Manager Mary Jarrett became ‘successfully shy’ with the support of her Shell colleagues. Discover how overcoming her struggle with shyness has set her on track to fulfilling her career potential.