If you want to see a difference, you have to make a difference!

If you want to see a difference, you have to make a difference!

On and around International Women’s Day, the stream of headlines into my inbox made for rather depressing reading: “There’s still a long way to go before women are represented equally”;...

What’s in a word?

What’s in a word?

I recently had an opinion piece published in one of the construction industry’s leading titles, Construction News.  When it appeared online (and I shared the link on twitter) two things...

Deeds not Words

Deeds not Words

During MIPIM 2018, as Chair of the Property Group at Wilberforce Chambers, I was pleased to welcome guests to our annual Women in Property breakfast. As I said at the...

Women in Property. Is the organisation still relevant in 2018?

Women in Property. Is the organisation still relevant in 2018?

Ten years ago, I stood on the stage at the EICC addressing 850 guests at the Women in Property Dinner. I was Chairman of the Central Scotland branch at the...

Building a better workforce

Building a better workforce

How is our industry going to attract more women? In 2016, Randstad reported that women are expected to make up a quarter of the UK’s construction workforce by 2020, just...

‘Shift in women in property in recent years has been seismic’

‘Shift in women in property in recent years has been seismic’

Rebecca Fritsche, 31, is a property manager with London estate agent Horton and Garton

Inspiring the next generation...

Inspiring the next generation...

Over the last few weeks I have met some truly inspiring young women. In my inaugural year as Awards Champion for Women in Property’s National Student Awards and the 11th...

The Gender Pay Gap

The Gender Pay Gap

Last week I attended the Women in Property SW event on the 'Gender Pay Gap - how to reduce it and why'. Hosted by RPC Law at their Bristol office,...

Lean in - shout out

Lean in - shout out

Triggered by current events, this post is about audibility as well as visibility, the right both to speak and to be listened to with respect – or ‘How to be...

WiP/CIBSE BREXIT round-up: "If 2016 is when we saw Brexit, 2017 will be the time when we see the consequences of it"

WiP/CIBSE BREXIT round-up: "If 2016 is when we saw Brexit, 2017 will be the time when we see the consequences of it"

Rachael Sherratt, WiP South West Committee Member, recently co-organised an event with CIBSE to debate BREXIT, hosted by ARUP. She gives this overview of the discussion.


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