BE Global: Exploring international opportunities in the built environment

‘BE Global’.. that is the vision of 2017 for the BRE Women’s Network, a perspective we will be sharing at this year’s industry wide and collaborative event, ‘#BEGlobal: Insights from our world leading women’ on 14th November 2017 at the IET, Savoy Place in London from 6.30-9.30pm. Being global is not only what BRE, but … Continue reading “BE Global: Exploring international opportunities in the built environment”

International Women’s day 2017

Raising awareness and promoting equal opportunities On 8th March 2017, the BRE Women’s Network celebrated International Women’s Day 2017 with more than 50 men and women from across the company. The theme was to #BeBoldForChange, to act towards forging a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world. In 2016 leaders across the … Continue reading “International Women’s day 2017”

Do you want to push boundaries in your career? Hear these stories and #BEInspired

[pullquote]”You must put your heart and soul into [your career], if you’re going to make it work.” Victoria Hills, CEO, OPDC. [/pullquote] Over 150 women and men from across the built environment came together on 20th September to #BEInspired by our speakers’ stories and to network with their colleagues. The theme for the event, organised by … Continue reading “Do you want to push boundaries in your career? Hear these stories and #BEInspired”

Join us and ten other Women’s Networks and #BEInspired

Women constitute just 14% of construction industry professionals. [1] Furthermore, the Construction Industry Training Board estimates that the UK will need to recruit more than 230,000 new employees over the next five years to deliver the number of construction projects in the pipeline. With women making up 50% of the working population of the UK, … Continue reading “Join us and ten other Women’s Networks and #BEInspired”

Who are the #BEinspired speakers – inspiring women in construction?

Did you know that women constitute just 14% of construction industry professionals[1]? This under representation could be a consequence of not always recognising the viability and the excitement the built environment has to offer. It is therefore great to see and hear form women making boundless impact for economic, public and environmental benefit, and why the … Continue reading “Who are the #BEinspired speakers – inspiring women in construction?”

Get involved – built environment women’s network event this September

Did you know that just 14% of the construction workforce is female according to the CIC diversity report, ‘A Blueprint for Change’? These findings are also supported by the recent BRE Academy Skills Gap survey, which reported a lack of gender diversity at all levels across the construction industry with 62% saying we need to … Continue reading “Get involved – built environment women’s network event this September”

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a day for celebrating the achievements of women across the world for more than a century, but to also highlight that there are further goals to accomplish in order to move towards gender parity. Here at BRE, our success is very much dependent on the diversity of people, skills, talents, … Continue reading “International Women’s Day”