Women in Construction USA 2019: a note from the Producer

Celebrating Women Who Build: One Year Later

December 4, 2018 | Haley Hirai, DPR Construction

This article was originally posted on DPR Construction.   This time last year, DPR Construction launched a monthly blog series dedicated to sharing stories of women who build great things in honor of International Women’s Day, International Women’s Week, Women in...

What It's Really Like to be a Young Woman in the Construction Industry

December 4, 2018 | Georgina Varley

Women in the construction industry share their experiences of working in the sector.

5 Companies Promoting Women in Construction

November 29, 2018 | Georgina Varley

Here are the profiles of 5 construction companies that are paving the way for women in the sector.

"There's no 'right path' to success in Construction": Q&A with SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business' Ceri Evans

Do an online image search for ‘women in the construction industry’ and you’re presented with rows of pictures of women wearing hard hats and high-vis jackets. The promotion of women working on-site has made good progress in recent years, but what about the other roles in...

What can we do to increase female representation in construction?

November 23, 2018 | D Cody

No matter which angle you approach it from, the construction industry is far from gender-diverse. In 2017, estimates of the female percentage of the UK construction sector were between 11 and 13 per cent, across the 3 million-strong workforce.

8 Influential Women in Construction

November 22, 2018 | Georgina Varley

Here are 8 powerful women in construction who you really should know about.

Women in Construction Europe 2018: Four sessions and what you'll learn from them

November 9, 2018 | D Cody

 

How to be the highest paid civil engineer on your team, and the skills you need to get there

November 8, 2018 | Georgina Varley

So, you want to be the highest paid Civil Engineer on your team? Here’s how to do it. All companies in Great Britain with more than 250 employees are required to report on their gender pay gap under the Equality Act 2010. Findings from this year have revealed that...

These US construction programs are encouraging girls into the industry

November 6, 2018 | Holly Welles

Construction is one industry that is, very much, an old boys' game. The vast majority of construction workers are men — as of 2017, only 9.1 percent of the United states construction industry was female, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.