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Arcadis women celebrated as STEM award finalists

 March 29, 2021

Talented Arcadis women have been shortlisted as finalists at the ​The European Women in Construction & Engineering (WICE) Awards. 

The awards aim to encourage women to work in STEM industries and they elevate important role models for those women considering a career within the construction and engineering fields, while also calling on companies to hire and train further women in STEM. 

Let's hear about some of the finalists below.

Arcadis women -WICE finalists

Arcadis Rail Project Team Manager, Danuta Wrobel, is Project Manager finalist

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Arcadis Senior Consultant, Hester Heijink, is an Environment and Sustainability finalist


Arcadis Assistant Engineer, Sansel Karabulut, is a Young Woman In Construction finalist

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Sansel Karabulut is a Bridge Engineer at Arcadis. She is a Project Manager for various projects and clients, including Canal and River Trust and City of London

She was also seconded to Highways England as part of the PMO team for RIS3 Pipeline Schemes, supporting monthly programme reviews, pipeline committee meetings and tasking responsibility for actions to ensure progress of schemes from Stage 0 to Stage 1 in line with agreed programmes.

Sansel was also seconded to the Environment Agency as part of the Asset Management team for structures with a focus on Sustainable Asset Management. 

Meet WICE Young Woman Engineer finalists

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Amy is an Arcadis civil engineer and graduate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers working in the water sector.

She has been instrumental in the delivery of a number of inland waterway projects, as well as taking on increasing project management responsibilities, and striving to increase efficiency through the adoption and development of digital design and project management tools. 

Scotland-based Arcadis Assistant Engineer Emma Quinn graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a Masters degree in Civil Engineering.

Emma works within the rail infrastructure team at Arcadis.

Lamia is an Assistant Bridge Engineer at Arcadis. She has knowledge and experience in the Analysis, Design and Assessment of Bridge Structures. She is skilled in Midas Civil, Parametric Design using Grasshopper, AutoCAD etc. Some of the projects she has worked on include Lower Thames Crossing; Kogon River Bridge, Guinea; Rochester Bridge Trust; and Smart Motorways Programme.

She is also passionate about Digital and Parametric Design and keen to implement these in my Engineering work. She is responsible for running the Digital Presentations Series for the young Engineers of the Team.

Her experience with Arcadis has also been enriched with her involvement with the Business Development Team as part of which she has coordinated multi-disciplinary bid teams and delivered high quality submissions. She also values the importance of sustainability in Arcadis' work. She took part in an NCE Sustainability Competition that that designs a carbon neutral bridge and was one of the Finalist of the NCE Competition.

Emma is also a STEM Ambassador and passionate about inspiring and supporting the younger generation in STEM through involvement in a series of activities such as the Engineering Education Scheme (EES).

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