Month: October 2016

My speech at the London Build Expo 2017

First published on the 27th of October at the NAWIC website (LINK) “Good morning everyone It is great to be back at London Build and continue to be part of what has rapidly stablished as a regular fixture of our industry’s calendar as well as NAWIC’s own . NAWIC or The National Association of Women in Construction, for those who don’t know us, is one of the world’s longest running women lead cross discipline organisations within the construction industry. Founded in Texas, in 1955, it emerged from a small network of women who were active in the industry and already in business with each other. It started as a support network looking to create a platform from which the female working in the industry could achieve their full potential. In the words of Alise Ashley , one of the founding members, these were women with electricity in their veins and cement dust on their shoes. Over the years, NAWIC has grow to become a global organisation with presence in he USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand …