Recently I took part in an article for CONEXPO-CON/AGG Thanks to Gregg Wartgow for taking time to listen to me You can read the full piece here - https://www.conexpoconagg.com/news/an-apprenticeship-made-me-love-construction-katie Thanks, Katie 💗
What do a crane operator , a power lifter and a grime violinist have in common??? Ok not much but we are all featured in a BBC Bitesize piece for International women day. BBC Bitesize is a learning resource for school children in England. Please click and have a read - BBC Bitesize IWD2020
National Apprenticeship week!!!
I love National Apprenticeship Week, its great seeing what work everyone is doing around apprenticeships in the industry. I put a video together to give my thoughts about apprenticeships and a look into my experiences. https://youtu.be/LwHaVb0lwEQ NAW2020
BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour
So I won't pretend I knew much about Woman's hour prior to receiving a phone call about it but did I want to appear on BBC radio with a group of legendary Women in construction................. Hell yeah! When explaining to my Dad that I had been invited to the show he was really happy as... Continue Reading →
Three Years Of Progress – Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Task Force
Recently I attended the Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce Annual report - Three years of progress event. This was my third year on the board, I joined the board as a Crossrail apprentice when I worked at Tottenham Court Road and I have been a board member since. Our main objective is to get more apprentices... Continue Reading →
What is limiting the number of women working on the tools?
So only 0.7% of women working in construction work in a trades capacity and the majority of these women are working in painting and decorating - This number hasn't changed in 30 years but why is this? I often puzzle over this as I do many school talks etc and the willing from young people... Continue Reading →
What could be done to improve diversity in construction?
Yesterday I was quoted in the CN briefing that was emailed out and I wanted to just expand on the briefing bellow. I was asked to comment on what could be done to improve diversity in the construction sector and if off site can be used to attract more women to the industry ? I... Continue Reading →
Happy Valentines Day from me and my mini me! I don't care if you are sitting solo watching Netflix, spending it with friends, spending it working, spending it with love ones or just think its a huge con........ have a great day. I started working on a mini me awhile back and honestly I haven't... Continue Reading →