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Women in Construction


The Athena SWAN Charter is supported by the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET and by Equality Challenge Unit.
We are a small charity dedicated to returning talented scientists and technologists to academia and industry after a career break taken for family, caring or health reasons. The Daphne Jackson Trust offers flexible Fellowships enabling individuals to return to their former career and has a 96% success rate.
Equalitec started operating in 2001 as a project of Portia funded by the DTI to help industry, universities and individuals address more effectively the problem of underrepresentation of women in ITEC and related industries.
FfWG offers Foundation Grants to help women graduates with their living expenses (not fees) while registered for study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain .
We are a not for profit organisation run on a voluntary basis by professional women working either directly in the Construction Industry or for businesses who provide services to the Construction Industry.
Women in Construction is an interactive website, which we hope will be a useful tool for women considering starting a career in construction, and for those who want to share their experiences.
Non-Traditional Careers for Women and Girls
WISE - Women into Science, Engineering and Construction - works with industry and education to inspire girls and attract them into  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers. 
The Women’s Institute (WI) was formed in 1915 with two clear aims: to revitalise rural communities and to encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War.
Established in 1996, Training for Women Network (TWN) is Northern Ireland's leading network for the promotion of women's training and development, through policy, training, networking and education.
Science, Engineering & Technology
Women and Manual Trades is the national organisation for tradeswomen and women training in the trades.
The organisation was set up in 1990 and gained charitable status in 1992. The strength of the organisation lies in the commitment made by both teachers and construction industry professionals to developing projects for use in schools.
In May 2001 Women's Transitional Housing Coalition, Inc. (WTHC) a non-profit housing developer and service provider in Duluth initiated a new program
The WOMEN-CORE project is co-funded by the European Commission´s Research Directorate General (Women and Science Unit) and intends to address the unequal representation of women and men in construction research in Europe by strengthening women scientists' participation.



Women in Logistics 

Women in Logistics UK is a non profit group made up of over 2,000 women and men from the logistics sector. The group was set up in 2008 to support the careers of women in the logistics field.


Women in Technology launched on International Women’s Day in March 2005 as an information portal for female technologists.
The Women's Engineering Society is a professional, not for profit network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.
The Women's Enterprise Task Force (WETF) was established as a
national body championing women's enterprise.  It was set up by
Gordon Brown to increase the quantity, scalability and success of
women-owned businesses in the UK.