Now in its fifth year, the Women in Construction Awards have evolved into the leading African platform for the recognition and celebration of women in the construction, cement and concrete industry.

The awards, which comprise both individual and organisational categories, acknowledge the increasingly important role women play in the industry and will be decided by an esteemed judging panel of industry experts who will assess nominations in the following eight categories:

Individual categories:

  • Pioneer of Innovation Award
  • New Starter of the Year Award – Under 30
  • Woman Architect of the Year Award (new category)
  • Woman in Concrete: Lifetime Achievement Award (new category)
  • Young Entrepreneur / Rising Star Award – Under 40 (new category)
  • Woman in Media and Communications Excellence (new category)

Organisational categories:

  • Most Innovative Women Training Programme Award
  • Excellence in Career Development Award
  • Excellence in SMME / Enterprise Development Award (new category)

Nominations are open to individuals and organisations across all sectors of the industry active in Africa. These awards provide a unique opportunity to participate in industry transformation and support the development of women in the construction workplace in Africa.

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About the Women in Construction Awards: 

The awards will recognise those women who are pioneers in innovation within the built environment as well as identify those ‘new starters’ – under 30 years – who have put themselves out there and have been identified as ‘ones to watch’ as they get a foothold within their sector.

The awards also provide an opportunity to acknowledge organisations who have stepped up and developed women’s roles through innovative training programmes as well as showing their commitment to developing the careers of women in the industry. This year’s awards celebration will be attended by senior-level executives, key decision-makers and suppliers, stakeholders and press active in construction/infrastructure.

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