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PPL Celebrates Women’s History Month

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the many women here at PPL who are blazing trails and helping us create the utilities of the future. Together, we’re addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing a cleaner energy future affordably and reliably for customers.  

Meet some of the amazing women helping us lead the way. 

PPL designated “Champion of Board Diversity” by The Forum of Executive Women

PPL Corporation announced today the company has been designated a “Champion of Board Diversity” by The Forum of Executive Women.

The Forum of Executive Women annually honors the top public companies in the Philadelphia region with 30% or more women on their respective boards. PPL is one of 37 companies to be recognized, and this is the second time the company has been recognized with this designation.

PPL receives top score of 100% on the 2023 Disability Equality Index 

PPL Corporation is pleased to announce it has received a top score of 100% on the 2023 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), earning it the designation as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities.

The DEI is a joint initiative of Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). It is a comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality. PPL’s commitment to creating an accommodating and inclusive environment for people with disabilities — in the workplace, the community and with business partners and suppliers — is being recognized for the fourth time by Disability:IN.

PPL named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2023

PPL Corporation has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2023 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group.

“We are incredibly proud to receive this recognition from Newsweek,” said Angie Evans, VP and chief DEI officer for PPL Corporation. “The award highlights our efforts to build a diverse and inclusive culture as we continue to innovate and grow our company.”

Staying true to yourself and persevering through setbacks

Angie Gosman still remembers her first day at Louisville Gas and Electric Company. She arrived at Trimble County Power Plant in 1986 as “data entry operator 1” having just graduated from high school at age 18. No one told her what to wear, so she showed up in her business best – complete with ‘hose and heels. On day two, she traded those in for blue jeans and boots and got to work.