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Sustainability, gender equality and BIM

Rebecca De Cicco, global chair for Women in BIM and principal, digital enablement at Aurecon explains the importance of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for gender equality and BIM.
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Championing the next generation of women in the built environment

When you think of an industry historically dominated by men, the built environment sector may be one of the first that comes to mind. Sarah Towers, operations manager at SPIE UK, explores how the sector can champion the next generation of women in the built environment.
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How skilled women are breaking down barriers and building careers in...

What was once considered a male-dominated world is now home to ambitious, skilled women who are breaking down the barriers to smash gender stereotypes and bring a fresh perspective to the ever-changing construction industry.
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First female principal & CEO appointed at Leeds College of Building

Nikki Davis has been made the first female principal & CEO of Leeds College of Building in its 60-year history.
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Persimmon Homes to recruit 50 female construction apprentices

Persimmon Homes mark International Women’s Day with the launch of its Target 50 initiative, which will recruit 50 female construction apprentices across the country.
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International Women’s Day: Why we need to nurture construction talent

Charlie Avara, director, All Done, is advocating for female construction talent to be nurtured within the industry as women are a vital cog in the sector, but how can we break the bias?
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International Women’s Day: Five things I’ve learnt as a woman working...

As a woman working in construction, Daphne Thissen, Thissen Consulting, is passionate about bridging the gender diversity gap at senior leadership level. Here, she provides an interesting insight into how the industry can help break bias and encourage more women to pursue careers in male-dominated industries.
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Construction TikTok: Women in construction fight discrimination on social media

Construction TikTok is paving the way to raise awareness about sexism as women in the industry use the social networking app to fight for meaningful change.
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The role of women in the construction industry

Victoria Brocklesby, COO at Origin, explains her progression to where she is today and why it is important for women in the construction industry and manufacturing to play their part.

Closing the built environment gender gap with women into construction

The need to improve gender diversity within the construction industry has been at the forefront of conversations for some time. Morgan Sindall explains the importance of closing the gender gap, and bringing more women into construction.
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Jemma Harris inspires women to reject job stereotypes

Actis regional sales director and Women in Construction ambassador Jemma Harris urges women to reject stereotypes and follow their dreams – whatever they may be.
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Sexism in the construction industry

Samuel Hunt, Co-Founder and CEO of MaterialsMarket.com, gives his view about sexism in the construction industry.
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Multiplex introduces flexible work model to promote gender equity

Multiplex has adopted a flexible working model to reduce its gender pay gap and increase the number, and influence of women working across its UK business.
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Laing O’Rourke unveils latest gender pay gap analysis

Targets announced by Laing O’Rourke include an ambitious commitment to address gender balance and ensure equal numbers of men and women across the global staff population by 2033.
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Mace and Amey bosses chair campaign to tackle construction gender inequality

Mace’s Mandy Willis and Amey’s Amanda Fisher have been appointed co-chairs of the REbuild Project to tackle gender inequality in the construction industry.
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Balfour Beatty improves gender pay gap for second year running

In Balfour Beatty's annual Gender Pay Gap Report, the company made progress in narrowing the gender pay gap and improving the gender bonus gap.
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How UK law reinforces the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is never far out of the news cycle these days and no wonder, we are still slowly coming to understand its deeper manifestations and presence throughout the culture.

Support for women in the UK construction sector

An Industry Guide has been designed that will assist employers in the UK construction sector work towards creating a more inclusive and diverse workplace.
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Girlguiding festival goes virtual to encourage more girls into STEM

As part of Amey’s partnership with Girlguiding UK, Amey is supporting the first-ever Adventures at Home Festival this Saturday 23 May, a programme of STEM activities for girls.
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WISE urges STEM employers to keep gender balance on their agenda

WISE, the campaign for greater gender balance, particularly those working in science, engineering, technology and manufacturing (STEM), has urged employers to keep inclusion on their agenda in these difficult times.
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Balfour Beatty improves gender pay gap in 2019

Balfour Beatty's annual gender pay report has revealed the mean and median gender pay gap has decreased by 3% and 4% respectively whilst the mean and median gender bonus gap closed by 5% and 9%.
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Female planners face sexism in the workplace, new study finds

The majority of women working in town planning face barriers climbing the professional ladder because of their gender, according to the Women and Planning study.
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Wates announces partnership to drive equality in the construction industry

Wates Group has announced a new three-year partnership with Young Women’s Trust to support and inspire more women to take up careers in construction.
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Diversity, division and the future of the construction industry

BIM Today’s resident argumentative BIMster John Eynon discusses, as only he can, diversity, divisions and why difference will make the difference for the future of the industry.
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Women in Planning to improve inclusivity in the industry

A new networking body which aims to create a supportive environment to encourage greater inclusivity within the planning industry is set to host its first event in the East Midlands next month.
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Wates commits to improve gender balance in the industry

Wates Group has signalled its intention to dramatically improve the gender balance at the workforce at all levels with their plan 'WatesTogether'.

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