Women are making inroads in construction, filling roles across the industry from project managers to architects. Built spoke to Afsheen Ul Haq, a forensic and risk planning manager at BAM, to hear about her path into the sector and the challenges for women in the industry.
Showcasing stories of the remarkable women working in design and construction and the invaluable contributions they continue to make in the industry.
The construction veteran, who has worked in myriad roles across the globe for half a century, reflects on her journey as a trailblazer for women in the industry
The most significant issue facing one of Australia’s primary economic drivers—the construction industry—is labour scarcity.
However, a simple solution is within our own population: building and harnessing the power of a female workforce.
Chloe Gharios has a message for women in construction: you belong. And she is fearless in being authentic as an engineer by showing through social media how others can be, too.
At 22, Abbey Agius has already established a fulfilling career in carpentry; now, she’s working to make the trade more accessible for others like her.
The National Association of Black Women in Construction aims to promote mentorship and community to grow the ranks of Black women in the industry
Nicolle Wilkinson has a message for women pursuing construction careers: forge your own path. Here’s how she did it
It’s imperative that the construction sector is representative of the society it serves
Women were involved throughout the construction of the 365-metre St. Regis Chicago, from design to project management to the trades
Building diversity in the construction industry isn’t simply about being “politically correct” — it’s smarter business in the longer term.
Hope Renovations provides training for underemployed women – and its graduates are already landing jobs with builders and remodelers