Construction Role "Would Not be Suitable For a Lady"

50 years ago, Kathryn Ladley began her career in construction as a Student Quantity Surveyor. She caught our attention after posting a shocking rejection letter on Twitter that stated the role 'would not be suitable for a lady.' We caught up with Kathryn to find out more...

Supporting Young Girls Around the World: India Edition

“We have a request – a crazy idea – but we have to ask!”

Women in Construction Summit 2020: Agenda at a Glance

January 29, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

The Women in Construction Summit is back this summer and is set to build on all its previous successes. Our agenda is now live and packed with a stimulating programme of talks, workshops and more — take a first look.

Call for Submissions: We Need More Female Construction Workers on Instagram!

January 22, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

Help us to celebrate and promote women working in the construction industry. We're revamping our Women in Construction Instagram page and want you to be a part of it! 

How Can You Foster Gender Equality In Construction With Diversity and Inclusion Training?

January 22, 2020 | Max Maccarone

Recent research from professional search engine findcourses.com has shown how diversity and inclusion training (D&I) can help the construction industry increase gender equality. How can you put it into practice in your organisation?

Top Construction News of 2019

December 10, 2019 | Celen Ebru Paytoncular

We've compiled a news roundup of the biggest stories in the construction sector for this year, with the top story of each month.

Breaking the Gender Mould: Media Stereotypes in Construction

December 3, 2019 | Katrina Hinrichsen

The disparity between male and female construction workers is still shockingly low, with only 9.9% of workers being female. A lower percentage than any of the other major work categories. Take a look at why the figures have regressed after WWII and remained stagnant since...

The Women in Construction Summit is back in 2020!

November 12, 2019 | Katrina Hinrichsen

The pivotal construction event for women in Europe is back this summer, at London's Olympia. Be inspired by industry leaders, nurture your skills and join a vibrant and talented community.

Women in Construction Reading List: The Future is Intersectional

May 20, 2019 | Daisy Bernard

Panelists from our London summit share their resources.

Women in Construction London 2019: What Not to Miss

May 10, 2019 | Daisy Bernard

After a sell-out conference in March 2018, the Women in Construction Summit is back for another year of cutting-edge conversation, skill-building workshops and unmissable networking opportunities.