Deadline for entries to Inspiring Women Awards extended

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Women moving successful the operation and engineering manufacture person an other 10 days to get their enactment recognised astatine the Inspiring Women successful Construction and Engineering Awards.

The deadline for the awards, which is jointly organised by Construction News and its sister title, New Civil Engineer, has been extended to 1 June.

The awards are portion of a associated programme by the 2 magazines, and are sponsored by Curtins, Mott Macdonald and Wilmott Dixon.

Building connected the erstwhile NCE Recognising Women successful Engineering Awards and CN Inspiring Women successful Construction, the 2 publications volition present enactment unneurotic to supply networking opportunities and learning resources to assistance women advancement successful their careers, and observe organisations that are large places to enactment for women.

The inaugural is focused connected mentoring this twelvemonth and kicked disconnected with a escaped webinar event. A store volition travel this summer, earlier the awards connected 6 October.

There are 7 grant categories unfastened for entry, which volition recognise the women and teams that basal retired arsenic exceptional. The awards are designed to showcase some idiosyncratic and organisation-wide initiatives.

Entries indispensable beryllium made by 1 June.

Full details of the categories and criteria can beryllium recovered connected the lawsuit website, but the awards unfastened to individuals are Technical Excellence, Contribution to Project, Inspirational Leadership, Contribution to Gender Diversity – which is unfastened to anyone, not conscionable women – and Rising Star. For organisations moving successful operation and civilian engineering, the categories unfastened to participate are Excellence successful Outreach and Excellence successful Business Culture.

The grant winners volition beryllium announced astatine a gala lawsuit held successful London connected the evening of 6 October. In summation to winning a trophy, the winners volition person mentoring enactment done the programme to further boost their careers.