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...

Realities of Creating a New Normal: Staying Informed

A lot is going on right now, way more than we have ever had to deal with before. There is one thing that seems to keep me going, and that is, that I am not alone.

How I Became a Civil Engineer

I had high hopes of becoming a medical professional when I started studying for my A-levels, which I found to be the hardest period of my education. However, upon completion of my studies, I found that I didn't meet the grade requirements to study the course I wanted. 

Realities of Creating a New Normal: An Introduction

As the Lead Producer for the Women in Construction World Series, the past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind, in so many different aspects. With our flagship event, Women in Construction Summit in London being postponed and our American sisters being in lockdown, I’ve...

5 Top Podcasts for Women in the Construction Industry 2020

Podcasts are one of the main tools that have been utilised for learning and development since its conception and has continually grown for the past couple of years, as audio and visual content is rapidly replacing its text-based alternatives.

Supporting Young Girls Around the World: India Edition

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

What do you Love About the Construction Industry?

February 13, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

With Valentine's Day coming up and only a few months to go until the Women in Construction Summit kicks off, we asked our women in construction community what makes them passionate about working in the industry. Here's what you had to say:

Your Highlights: Women in Construction Summit 2019

February 4, 2020 | Celen Ebru Paytoncular

On 16th of May 2019, we welcomed 800 attendees to Olympia, London to attend the annual Women in Construction Summit. 

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!