Women are under represented in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. Only 20% of registered architects in Canada are women, are 23% of engineering graduates and only 14% of skilled trades. The barriers to participation for women in non-traditional occupations are complex and the journey to a fulfilling career an be complex.
Join our panelists, moderated by Tanya Doran, Senior Sustainability Lead - Stantec:
Hillary Carter, Director of Faculty– Blockchain Research Institute,
Betsy Williamson, Principal – WilliamsonWilliamson and Board Member with BEAT (Building Equality in Architecture Toronto), and
Erin Davis, Director, Corporate Talent Engagement – Stantec
for an online discussion of best practices for the attraction, retention and advancement of women to move the architecture, engineering, and construction industries to gender equality.
Organizer of Equity in the AEC Industry - Online event
Who is the Smart, Sustainable, Resilient Infrastructure (SSRI) Innovation Supercluster?
The SSRI Supercluster is a collaboration of industry, post secondary and not-for-profit organizations with a mission to provide:
Technological leadership through collaborative demonstration and pilot projects;
Facilitate partnerships to enhance large, medium and small firms across the multiple disciplines of the AEC Industry;
Recruitment, re-training and develop highly qualified personnel;
Access to shared resources to the development and commercialization new products and services;
Positioning of the AEC industry in key global markets.
Partners include: Stantec, PCL Construction, Ledcor, All Weather Windows, Manasc Isaac Architects, NAIT, SAIT, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, Athabasca University, Integral, Barry Johns Architecture, Connect Thermal Energy Solutions, Archineers Consulting, Terravent Systems, Fox Architecture, Earth Tube Systems, Dante Consulting, Matchbox Energy, Vanderstar Engineering, Prima, Canada Green Building Council, Alberta Innovates and Go Productivity.