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Inspiring women in construction at AECOM

 May 25, 2017

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Four impressive women working in construction roles at AECOM were nominated in The European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards.

A huge congratulations goes out to Rosella Nicolin, Associate Director at AECOM who took home the award for Best Woman Structural Engineer.

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Further impressive women from AECOM

Further nominations at the awards included:

Best Woman Structural Engineer: Manoja Weerasinghe, Associate Director at AECOM  

Best Woman Structural Engineer: Amy Koerbel, Associate Director at AECOM

Best Woman in Highways: Dionysia Chatzirapti, Senior Engineer at AECOM 


Women represent only 11% of the construction workforce in the UK and most of these jobs are office based and only 2% work in manual jobs. When it comes to women in engineering only 9 per cent of UK engineering professionals are women, 18 per cent in Spain, 26 per cent in Sweden and 20 per cent in Italy. The aim of the awards is to make these industries more enticing to women. To create role models for women considering a career in these sectors, while encouraging companies to employ and train more women in these industries.

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