Engineering EqualityNCE 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.
Aecom chief executive for Europe Steve Morriss has declared himself a feminist, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to support NCE’s engineering equality campaign.
University of Cambridge professor dame Ann Dowling has begun her term as President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Widespread flexible working policies would be welcomed by the industry, say respondents to a recent NCE straw poll.
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.
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.