Equality In Building Surveying

Let’s get on with equal employment opportunities in civil construction.

Copper Seed - Building Consultancy

This blog is mainly focused on gender equality in Building Surveying and how focusing on an ‘image’ of equality can lead to employees and employers missing out.

Being a Guest Lecturer on the Building Surveying Module

Adventures In Building SurveyingFor the past couple of years, I have had the privilege of giving a guest lecture on the Building Surveying Module of University of Auckland’s Property Degree. My lecture gives a very condensed account of my career to date and touches on equality in the role – after all, I am female and technically a minority in Building Surveying.

In my lecture I cover how I want to acquire a job and it isn’t to fill a quota or to help a company represent ‘diversity’. I want to be given a job on merit, because of my Building Surveying ability and work ethic. Widdles and tiddles are what we are born with – being…

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