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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

Aecom women poster

Aecom boss uses feminism to stamp out ignorance


Aecom chief executive for Europe Steve Morriss has declared himself a feminist, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to support NCE’s engineering equality campaign.

Ann Dowling, Royal Academy of Engineering

First female president of Royal Academy of Engineering


University of Cambridge professor dame Ann Dowling has begun her term as President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Engineering Equality

Flexible working would work in industry, say civil engineers


Widespread flexible working policies would be welcomed by the industry, say respondents to a recent NCE straw poll. 


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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