It was heartening and encouraging to see this year’s Construction Industry Federation International Women’s Day (IWD) event take place for the first time in person following two very unsettling years globally and in Ireland.
During this time the construction industry has been a reliable and constant presence showcasing its strengths and the ability of all its people to meet challenges head-on to deliver results no matter what.
The IWD gathering at Clontarf Castle brought together scores of industry leaders and influencers to connect and engage in ways the industry can continue to move forward and contribute to Irish life and society over this next decade of delivery.
This month’s issue of Construction magazine takes inspiration from this and as part of a special report to support more equality, diversity and inclusion we have profiled 21 women – aged between 18 and 92 – who have been and are championing the industry in their respective roles.
They offer valuable insight too into the many varied and exciting jobs that are now accessible to women thanks to a cultural shift and a move towards a more technology-led industry.
Their stories should serve as inspiration to anyone considering a career in the building sector.
Read the latest issue of Construction here …