In recognition of International Women’s Day 2021, we revisit Mea$ured conversations with women in construction in Australia. The guests are leaders at global construction firms in Australia.

In this episode the guests discuss women’s experience of the construction industry, positive and negative. Because these leaders bring a combined 100+ years of experience to the table, they focus a lot on how things have changed over time, for better or for worse. Plenty of takeaways here, the leaders talk about participation in women’s organisations, career options and increasing female participation throughout the industry.

Introducing the guests and their introduction times:

Sheree Taylor (0.54): Queensland Specification Manager of Bluescope Steel.

Debbie Marsh (9.19): Senior Quantity Surveyor and Board Member at AIQS.

Louise Vlatko (17.50): Co-founder at Xmiris. Fellow at RICS and AIQS.

Tara Barnes (19.04): Commercial manager and advocate for women and indigenous people in construction.

Fiona Doherty (23.53): Director at Rider Levett Bucknall and NAWIC.

Franklin Smith Australia is committed to playing its part in creating an equitable construction industry as a construction recruitment agency working to place women in construction in Australia. Are you an employer or candidate, get in touch with us today!

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