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AECOM marks International Women in Engineering Day

AECOM marks International Women in Engineering Day

 June 24, 2021

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For International Women in Engineering Day, AECOM shared a collection of articles authored by their women engineers showcasing their incredible work impacting communities around the world and their career journeys in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

At AECOM, they’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. Ideas have no borders and this ethos is embedded in AECOM's culture

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People Spotlight Series: Meet Bridget Malinowski

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Bridget is an accomplished transportation project and program manager who has dedicated 20 years of her career to the successful delivery of projects for the Illinois Tollway, including her recent role on the general engineering consultant (GEC) contract and her current position as Deputy Project Manager for the Tollway’s $4 billion Central Tri-State Design Corridor Manager contract.

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Women in Tunneling: Delivering complex underground projects

Planning, designing and building major tunnels and below-grade structures requires a high degree of technical expertise. With more than 2,000 miles of transit, roadway, water and energy tunnel projects worldwide, AECOM is at the forefront of this critical practice - and women are forging their careers.

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Building Legacies with Puja Sapru

AECOM women engineer job careers

“Never stop learning,” says Puja Sapru, a senior virtual design construction engineer in Dallas, Texas, as she talks about the trends in building design she’s most excited about and offers inspiration to those looking to build a career in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector.

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Women in Innovation: From Steel Caps to My Favourite Fashion Flats

AECOM women engineer

Colette Munro is the chief digital innovation officer for Asia Pacific and is based in Brisbane in Australia. In her role, Colette works with teams to transform AECOM's core engineering design services and to create new digital experiences for their clients, and better outcomes for the communities they serve. 

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Women in Innovation: The Impact of Visibility and Mentorship in STEM

AECOM engineers

Orla is the vice president of Digital & Innovation and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Women Role Models in Male-Dominated Industries

AECOM engineer

Komal Dewan is the Americas Federal Planning lead and is based in Orange in California. Komal tries to connect like-minded female clients to one another in hopes of fostering a culture of strong female leadership within the field. At AECOM, employees are helmed and directed by strong female role models. Their passion, guidance and strong desire to collaborate has enabled AECOM's employees to see their own futures reflected in their leadership and to ask for guidance and opportunity. To help promote and expand exposure to industry role models, AECOM continues to keep investing in and encouraging its female colleagues to participate and present at industry events. 

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Unexpected inspiration: Learning from women in male-dominated industries

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Abby Tomlinson is a public involvement project manager with AECOM's transportation practice and based in Austin in Texas. Abby is a communicator and is always watching for emerging trends across industries and searching for lessons learned that can be applied to ourselves.

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