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Online Seminar: Building a Gender Agenda

The Equality Commission in partnership with WOMEN'S TEC invite you to our online seminar 'Building a Gender Agenda' - exploring ways of increasing access for girls and women into non-traditional work, with a focus on construction and technology. The event take place on Tuesday 29 June 2021, 10:30am-12:30am

Register with UWilson@equalityni.org by COB Friday 25th June

The seminar will examine:

  • New research exploring successful interventions designed to increase the participation of girls and women in construction 
  • The gender gap in apprenticeships in Northern Ireland 
  • How employers can use positive action provisions in relation to increasing the numbers of girls and women in STEM industries

Download the full programme here


Key speakers will include

  • Lynn Carvill, WOMEN'S TEC
  • Ruth Flood, RF Associates
  • Prof Joan Ballantine and Dr Michelle Rouse, University of Ulster
  • Emer Murnaghan OBE, WiSTEM
  • Maria Bradley, Gilbert-Ash
  • Prof Peter Roberts, NI Housing Executive
  • Barry Neilson, CITB
  • Mairead Mayer, Openreach
  • Dr Evelyn Collins CBE
  • Una Wilson from the Equality Commission.


If you have any reasonable adjustment requests please include them when booking your place.

If you require assistance to book your place please contact Una Wilson, uwilson@equalityni.org or Tel: 02890 500578