"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.

Why I'm honoured to be speaking at Women in Construction Europe

I am really honoured to be invited to speak at the upcoming conference Women in Construction Europe, and grateful for the opportunity to share a few more thoughts through this blog.

Why we should strive to build teams with a diverse range of skills

Projects are human endeavours, and what is more, every project and every project team is unique. The range of skills, both technical and behavioural, required to successfully deliver a construction project are extensive, and a good project leader should have an appreciation...

Women in Construction Europe - A Note From the Producer

I’m thrilled to be growing the Women in Construction World Series by taking it to Europe this year!  

'Everyone Matters' - Q&A with Keynote Speaker Giulia Privitera from UK Power Networks

Giulia Privitera, Low Carbon Technologies Delivery Manager at UK Power Networks, talks to us about what we need to do push for an inclusive construction industry, initiatives she is involved in that actively champion gender diversity and the importance of being involve...