At LVI Associates, we value initiatives that advance diversity in Engineering and Infrastructure around the world. We believe in our role in driving gender equality and actively providing women with equal opportunities for career progression.
We understand that the lack of gender diversity and equality in Engineering is still an issue and there is more work to be done. With this year's theme ‘Choose to Challenge’, we're inviting you to join us in celebrating female achievements and choosing to challenge the status quo.
Next to internal activities such as workshops on discovering unconscious bias and lunch & learn sessions with a speaker from the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI), we are highlighting some of our key female employees and what International Women's Day means to them.
Additionally, we have invited some of our clients to talk about their efforts in creating a more gender equal world.
See how our clients are creating more equality in the engineering & infrastructure space:
1. How do you #choosetochallenge (at your company)?
2. How will you forge a gender equal world in 2021?
3. How do you challenge bias in the hiring process?
4. Have you recognized any bias whilst working from home?
5. Finish the sentence: Your company is a great place to work for women, because …
Stay tuned on our Youtube Channel later this week for the full video interviews from the featured clients:
Alexandra Becker (DE) - Personal & Marketing, SÜSS Beratende Ingenieure
Amy Essig Desai - CEO, Farallon Consulting
Christoph Achammer - CEO, ATP Architects & Engineers
Cristina Criado - CEO, Criado & Associates
Dani Ittner - Principal and Managing Partner, NEXUS Building Envelope Consultants
Daniela Whitfield - HR, PGAL
Darbi Krumpos - Vice President, Trinity ERD
Ed Buck - CEO , Inwood Consulting Engineers
Elizabeth Fountain - Vice President, JR Evans Engineering
Erin Filler - Traffic Design and ITS Lead, ToXcel
Gail Woods - VP, Transystems
Jeff Speert - Principal, Office Director, 4EA Building Sciences
Jennifer Gillespie - HR Director for SEA , Xylem Water Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd
Jennifer Jones - Director of Operations, Skellig Automation
Jim Cinelli - President , Liberty Environmental
Kristina Johnson - Vice President, JR Evans Engineering
Linda Porras-Pirtle, AIA - Director of Forensics, American Construction Investigations, LTD
Meagan Perratore - HR, American Structure Point
Nicolette Villwok - Head of HR, E & A Consulting Group
Paul O'Sullivan - CEO, Skellig Automation
Susan Romano - Human Resources Manager, Duffield Associates