Championing the Next Generation of Women in the Built Environment

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Posted by SPIE UK

When you think of an industry historically dominated by men, the engineering sector may be one of the first that comes to mind. Sarah Towers, SPIE UK operations manager, talks to PBCToday about how the sector can champion the next generation of women in the built environment.

According to a report by EngineeringUK, women in the built environment sector remain seriously underrepresented, with just 14.5% of those working in engineering roles being female, compared to 49% of the overall female UK working population. Many routes and initiatives have been implemented to help redress this issue; however, we need to keep reflecting on and enhancing them if we are to truly build an industry that can confidently say it acts in the advantage of everyone in the communities it serves.

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