What Equity and Inclusion Mean During COVID-19 for Tracy Zhu

During this unprecedented moment in history, Tracy Zhu has been thinking a lot about what it means to be a public servant and what she can do for San Francisco and the Bay Area at this inflection point.  On a normal day, Zhu, Social Impact Partnership (SIP) Manager, is part of the SFPUC’s External Affairs…

Meet a SFPUC Marine Biologist From a Family of Scientists

Diane O’Donohue recalls being the only woman attending water quality meetings when she started her career as a Marine Biologist 28 years ago. Today, she is one among many women in the same field. Monday to Friday, one can find SFPUC Marine Biologist O’Donohue in the water quality laboratory of the Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant,…

Meet Thuy Hendricks, Who Celebrates the Contributions of Women in the Utilities Industry

For Thuy Hendricks, SFPUC Commercial Division Assistant Supervisor within Customer Service Bureau, everyday is different for her. Depending on the day’s scheduled activities, her responsibilities can range from reconciling financial reports to leading a testing project. Her typical day consists of analyzing accounts and exception completions, coaching, training and assisting her team. But one of…