Young females get an insight into surveying at Teach First’s London East Action Network Event
Being female in a male dominated industry isn’t always a walk in the park, but days like this pave the way for future generations of females to positively impact the construction/engineering world. Teach First’s London East Action Network organised an event to expose female pupils to raise the awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The event was hosted in Plumstead Manor School, last month and our surveyor Lauren Holland attended the event and ran a workshop giving the young females an insight into what the surveying industry entails.
Lauren provided the groups with the task of designing a new wing for Buckingham Palace, using their new-found knowledge of surveying, and included utility surveys, topographical, site services, monitoring and laser scanning in their results.
This Teach First event was a tremendous success and it is great to be involved in such a virtuous cause. Seeing the young females so enthused and engaged gives females in the industry great hope for the future. We are committed to supporting women in the construction/engineering industry to bridge the gap.
Pictured above is Lauren amid her inspiring workshop, judging by the pupil’s reactions we are hoping to hear from them in the future!
For more information on Teach First’s noble work click here: https://www.teachfirst.org.uk/community/networks.