Tuesday 10th March 2020
10:00 to 11:30 (registration from 09:30)
Gosschalks Solicitors, Hull | Queens Gardens, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 3DZ
For International Women’s Week 2020, Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber have partnered with Efficiency North to bring you a discussion on how apprenticeship pathways are helping to close the diversity gap in construction. This particular debate will focus primarily on gender diversity however attendees are encouraged to come along and air their views on related topics.
We are delighted to have secured several apprenticeship students to talk about their particular journey into construction, including challenges faced, why they have chosen their careers, current experiences and their hopes and ambitions for the future.
We will also have an engineering company represented on the panel who will talk about the issue of diversity and apprenticeships from an employer’s perspective.
Each panel member will talk for around 5-10 minutes from their perspective including experiences, their particular journey, thoughts on diversity e.t.c. This will be followed by an open discussion and Q and A with the audience – so please do come armed with questions!
Amelia Johnson-Lynch, Construction Management Apprentice, Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
Daniel Roche, Roche Civil Engineering (Employer Perspective)
Anne Benson, Gas Supervisor, Mears
Tilly Priestley, Trade Apprentice, Mears
Emma Luckman, Degree Apprenticeship Student, Leeds Beckett University
Abigail Milner, Associate, Gosschalks Solicitors
09:30 – registration and refreshments
10:00 to 11:30 – Intro, Discussion, Q and A
11:30 – close & networking until 12:00
Many thanks to Gosschalks for their support;