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    BEinspired: Stories that push boundaries

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    20 September 2016
    IET Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL

    A collaborative cross-sector event to connect and inspire women working in the built environment.



    Participants will hear speakers’ stories about their own experiences of pushing boundaries in their career. These are not just stories about diversity, but also stories of pushing industry limits and achieving higher quality more sustainable places for people. The event will showcase other industry women’s networks with pecha kucha presentations and ample opportunity for networking. The event is CPD certified by the BRE Academy and will be a great opportunity for attendees to earn CPD hours. #BEinspired


              Victoria Hills               Charlotte Wilberforce               Haley Gryc




    Women's Engineering Society

    Women in Planning

    Women in Sustainable Construction and Property

    Women in the Built Environment

    The IET Women's Network

    WEN (Women's Energy Network)



    Women in Architecture

    Women in Property, TBC



    CABE (Chartered Association of Building Engineers) is a leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings. Our mission is to develop professionals, share knowledge and raise industry standards.

    CABE’s members practise across the United Kingdom, mainland Europe and around the World, and work in both the private and public sectors. The CABE provides the prime qualification of Building Engineer, a title that exactly reflects the professional expertise of members.

    CABE also works with educational institutions globally to ensure standards of professionalism are set at early stages in the career.



    The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.
    They are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. They have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and have been doing that since 1834. Members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment. 

    CIOB accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Their professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.


    The IET is one of the world's largest engineering  institutions with over 167,000 members in over 127 countries. It is also the most interdisciplinary - to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.

    The IET is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing their members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers.



    Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

    Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935 and founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Each of the firm’s 23 offices focuses on local, regional and global work in a variety of practice areas. With hundreds of award-winning projects annually, Perkins+Will is ranked as one of the top global design firms. Perkins+Will is recognized as one of the industry’s preeminent sustainable design firms due to its innovative research, design tools, and expertise. The firm's 1,900 professionals are thought leaders developing 21st century solutions to inspire the creation of spaces in which clients and their communities work, heal, live, and learn. Social responsibility is a fundamental aspect of Perkins+Will’s culture and every year the company donates 1% of its design services to pro bono initiatives. In 2015, Fast Company ranked Perkins+Will among “The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Architecture.”


    Intended audience

    Planners, Architects, Consultants/Advisors, Engineers, Utilities, Surveyors, Students, Urban Designers.

    For more information:

    Farah Syed
    0333 321 88 11

    For more information

    Farah Syed
    0333 321 88 11