Family business spurs young leader to advocate for new generation of nuclear enthusiasts


Sandra Stewart and her father both work at Luminant's Comanche Peak nuclear plant in Texas.

Sandra Stewart and her father both work at Luminant’s Comanche Peak nuclear plant.

Luminant’s Sandra Stewart is among the nuclear industry’s young leaders working to attract new talent to nuclear science and technology careers. A second-generation Luminant employee, Stewart works alongside her father and other experienced colleagues at Comanche Peak nuclear plant near Granbury where she is responsible for monitoring the reactor’s performance.

Stewart is one of several North American Young Generation in Nuclear members invited to address the Nuclear Energy Assembly next month about the challenges the industry faces in recruiting talent to offset the 38 percent of workers eligible to retire soon.

Passionate about the industry’s direct impact on communities, Stewart recently spoke with the Nuclear Energy Institute about why young workers should be interested in the field and how the existing workforce can foster new interest.

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