NZMA & BCITO celebrate women in construction

New Zealand Management Academies Ltd (NZMA) hosted their first Women in Construction Breakfast on 10 May with a group of high achieving female construction talent inspiring NZMA students.

The aim of the breakfast was to create supportive networks to empower, educate and encourage students to launch their career in trades. Further breakfasts are planned.
Leading the panel, and facilitating discussion was Erica Cumming, who is the Advocate for Women at BCITO.

Women in Trades-01-02-01.pngParticipants on the panel included:

  • Monica Kershaw - first woman in New Zealand appointed to the board as a Registered Electrical Worker
  • Corrina Gibbons-Hurinui - Senior Project Manager with Xigo and has extensive experience with large scale complex projects.
  • Ellen Sharland works in the design team for a build contractor specialising in manufacturing industrial builds for Ebert Construction.

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