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GMiS Luminary Spotlight: Rosemary Perez of Southern California Edison

Congratulations Rosemary Perez, Predictive Analytics Advisor at Southern California Edison and now a GMiS 2021 Luminary Award winner!

GMiS Luminary honorees represent professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who initiate, collaborate, and lead key programs and research within their companies. These individuals have made significant contributions to the Hispanic technical community as leaders and role models.

Throughout the 33rd Annual GMiS Conference, Great Minds in STEM will be highlighting members of our Class of 2021 Luminary honorees, comprising of Hispanic innovators who are engineering the future while lighting the way for the next generation of STEM leaders.

Our next spotlighted Luminary is Rosemary Perez, Predictive Analytics Advisor at Southern California Edison, and responsible for the design and implementation of safety initiatives that reduce or mitigate life-threatening and life-altering injuries. Ms. Perez co-leads a truly innovative effort called the “Safety Predictive Model,” which uses machine learning analytics to identify and mitigate safety risks in a high-hazard environment.

With over 20 years of experience in the utilities industry, she is a change agent skilled in both business, operational analysis, and organizational change management. Ms. Perez has successfully led high-profile projects in the Energy and Risk Management fields through cost estimation, predictive analytics, benchmarking and compliance streamline processes.

The winner of a first-place “Innovation Award” from The National Safety Council, Ms. Perez has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne and an MBA from the University of Redlands. She is currently studying for a Doctorate of Education in Learning and Organizational Change at Baylor University after earning certifications at UC Irvine and UC San Diego.

Despite her busy study and work schedule, Ms. Perez finds time to give back to her community as President and Founder of a nonprofit organization named, “Women United Rise,” which focuses on helping young girls in underserved communities break barriers and succeed in the fields of STEM.

See Ms. Perez’s acceptance speech here and congratulations to the entire Class of 2021 GMiS Luminary honorees!

Stay tuned for more exemplary Hispanic professionals in STEM as Week 1 of the GMiS Virtual Conference continues.