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Engineering Equality

NCE is addressing gender imbalance in the civil engineering and construction industry and championing the role feminism has to play. Read more here and get in touch via twitter and LinkedIn.

Equality news

Michele Dix on female confidence in engineering

VIDEO | Crossrail 2 chief on women's lack of confidence


Crossrail 2 managing director Michele Dix has highlighted a lack of confidence among women engineers as one factor in their under-representation at senior level.

NCE is exploring attitudes to LGBT in construction

Conference to tackle homophobia in construction


A conference to raise awareness of homophobia and transphobia in construction has been organised following research which found that many gay men and women in the sector experienced workplace homophobia.


Body aims to put women at forefront of major projects


The cross-industry Major Projects Association (MPA) has announced plans to help women achieve leadership positions on significant schemes.


Mark Hansford

Feminism is important because it is fair and right

Taking positives from defeat was the sporting theme of last weekend. First England’s rugby team took positives from running the seemingly unbeatable All Blacks close in New Zealand. Then Roy Hodgson’s youthful England took positives from giving experienced Italy a good run for their money in their opening World Cup game in Brazil.

Mark Hansford

We must work harder to stamp out casual sexism

Massively apathetic is how I would describe the response to my Comment of 20 March, exhorting action to tackle the scandalous lack of women in our profession.

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