The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 75 (1997) > Issues > Issue 21 > Women in Construction : a Personal View
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Women in Construction : a Personal View

I cannot claim to be an authority on the subject on ‘women in construction’. Therefore I have subtitled this article ‘a personal view’. That is what it is - the perspective of a 30-something consultant engineer on the lower rungs of the management ladder. My views are based on my own experiences, talking to colleagues and the contact I have had with many schoolgirls over recent years talking at seminars to encourage them into engineering, or showing them what it’s really like through work-shadowing. Jo da Silva

Author(s): da Silva, Jo

Keywords: construction industry;women;careers