Long before she stood atop a power plant overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Pegah Skarsgard saw a future in construction. As the daughter of a project manager of refineries, power has always been in her blood.
“I was about four or five years old when I first stepped onto a project site. My dad kept stopping to talk to the crews and I remember those interactions and everything happening around me seemed so — extraordinary.”
Today Skarsgard leads her own team in building a new, energy-efficient combined cycle natural gas plant in Huntington Beach, California. She knew she would be a project manager someday, but admits it wasn’t always easy to see the path forward. READ MORE