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NSW WIDAC X FDC Education Scholarship

June 30, 2021 /

A huge congratulations to our NSW Educational Scholarship Winner, Sarrah Obeid sponsored by FDC. Let’s hear a bit more about Sarrah journey so far and how this scholarhsip will impact her career. Congratulations on being awarded the WIDAC X FDC Education Scholarship for NSW. Can you tell us about yourself and your company? I am Sarrah and…

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June 2021 – Women of WIDAC

May 27, 2021 /

WIDAC is all about getting to know each other, so welcome to our second edition of Women of WIDAC! Introducing these dynamic women from VIC, NSW and QLD…  To learn more about each of their recent projects, work, and industry achievements, read on below. If you’d like to say hi, reach out to us at…

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May Women of WIDAC

May 3, 2021 /

Get to know our wonderful community… WIDAC is all about getting to know each other, so we are delighted to introduce nine of our talented WIDAC Members, in our very first Women of WIDAC series post! Introducing these dynamic women from VIC, NSW and QLD… Welcome to Women of WIDAC! Victoria – based members: Walesca…

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Congrats to Olivia Whitt – QLD Committee Member, and introducing arkin.

October 22, 2020 /

Many of you would have seen our Brisbane Strategy and Content Coordinator, Olivia Whitt, either at an event or gracing our social media pages. But what many of you wouldn’t know, is that she has spent the past few months busily preparing to launch arkin.,  a Brisbane-based consultancy created to set construction-sector businesses up for…

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Paving a Brighter Future for Women in Construction

September 22, 2020 /

By Willow Aliento, Originally Published via Jobsite – Powered by Procore Women are still substantially under-represented in the construction industry workforce. However, according to the How We Build Now 2020 research, more than half of all surveyed firms believe this will change in the next decade. We spoke to one of the trailblazers who is showing the…

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Women Gain Ground in Design and Construction

September 22, 2020 /

by Abigail Harrison, Women in Design and Construction, Originally published via Sourceable In recent years, we have absorbed countless inquisitions into the modernisation of gender stereotypes; challenging archetypal builders, hunters, and creators synonymous with masculinity, legalising underground mining for women, and celebrating the “female tradie”. As Australia shifts towards equal opportunity through dismantling gender norms,…

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WIDAC National Silver Sponsor: Interview with Belinda Worden from Austaron Surfaces

September 22, 2020 /

Hi, Belinda! Thanks for having a (virtual) chat with WIDAC. Spring has certainly sprung, so it’s nice to feel the days getting warmer and the year coming to an end. How are you feeling going into the last quarter of the year?   I love all seasons for different reasons. For spring it is the excitement…

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Stronger together

August 4, 2020 /

Hello! Our warmest welcome to you… As somehow while writing this, it’s become apparent that it’s JUNE. Yes, June. That’s right, 2020 is half over! As the months get colder, our hearts are feeling warmer. Standing together amongst the tens of thousands of people at the Black Lives Matter protests, we could feel the true…

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Launch your 2020 with WIDAC and Aspect

July 14, 2020 /

24 February 2020 Aspect thoroughly enjoyed hosting Women in Design and Construction (WIDAC) for their inspiring and hugely successful ‘Launch Your 2020!’ event at our Melbourne showroom recently. WIDAC Melbourne was launched mid 2018 after the great success of WIDAC events and workshops held in both Brisbane and Sydney. At WIDAC the aim is to…

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