Construction firms looking for new ways to recruit women might consider return-to-work programmes, which have proven effective in other industries at helping women re-enter the workforce
Showcasing stories of the remarkable women working in design and construction and the invaluable contributions they continue to make in the industry.
It’s imperative that the construction sector is representative of the society it serves
Women were involved throughout construction of the 1,198-foot St. Regis Chicago, from design to project management to the trades
Women make up barely 10% of the UK’s construction workforce, according to government figures. As part of Women in Construction Week, Built highlights the experience of one woman who joined the industry and has never looked back
The construction trades remain largely male-dominated, but these two tradeswomen offer an inspiring example of how to persevere despite lingering challenges
An earthquake motivated Chimaelle Goureige to dedicate a career to building, but the young project engineer is now giving back by encouraging young women hesitant about joining the industry
Here’s how Mina Farmen went from serving customers as a flight attendant on flights throughout Europe to operating a crane on major construction jobsites in the same year
Tiara Hughes is one of the youngest and most profound voices in Chicago architecture and she’s ready to take her message of equality in the industry to the national level
The president of Poteet Construction sees rewarding opportunities for women in construction who develop their skills and deliver quality work
Women in Construction Week 2022: More Women Are Working in Construction—But Further Progress Is Needed
Women make up just over half of the U.K. population, but fewer than one-fifth work in construction. A week dedicated to highlighting women’s contribution to the sector aims to change long-held bias and outdated perceptions.