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WSP UK is united against gender bias for IWD

WSP UK is united against gender bias for IWD

 March 09, 2022

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WSP UK marks International Women's Day with its team showing its support for inclusive environments for all, free of gender stereotypes and bias.

WSP in the UK is committed to fostering an inclusive culture where all of its people feel part of the WSP community.

Engineering has no gender 

WSP UK International Women's Day

Employees showcased their commitment to helping #BreakTheBias in a video, with the London Lighting team stating it was united against gender bias, and a colleague stating, "I will break the bias by reminding people that all voices should be heard, engineering has on gender, and reminding people that inequality is not an option."

Equal access to opportunities 

Mark Naysmith WSP

Mark Naysmith, CEO (UK & EMEA), WSP, also reinforced his commitment to making an impact through inclusion, via a statement published on the International Women's Day website. 

"We are working to #BreakTheBias across our organisation and industry to make sure everyone is represented, has access to the same opportunities and has a voice when and where important decisions are made," he said. 

Smashing the glass ceiling 

Bethany Holroyd WSP UK

Bethany Holroyd, UK Health and Safety Advisor at WSP in the UK, also highlighted her support, stating, "This #IWD2022 I want to give thanks to all of the amazing & successful women at WSP. Thank you for raising the bar and smashing those glass ceilings for the women, who like me, are inspired by what you’ve achieved."

WSP ended last year in the right direction, with 30% of its workforce represented by women and being named Inclusive Employer of the Year at the Consultancy & Engineering Awards 2021.

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