CN & NCE Inspiring Women in Construction & Engineering

Shortlist announced!

Celebrating the role models and organisations empowering women in construction and engineering

Construction News and New Civil Engineer are joining forces to champion the role of women in construction and engineering across a programme of activity this year. Building on the previous NCE Recognising Women in Engineering Awards and CN Inspiring Women in Construction, the two publications will now work together to provide networking opportunities and learning resources to help women progress their careers and celebrate organisations that are great places to work.

Modern mentoring webinar 29 March

Launching the programme of activity for this year, our first webinar focused on realising the benefits of mentoring in the construction and engineering sectors. Click here to watch the webinar on-demand.

Have your say in our survey

Participate in the 2022 women in construction and engineering survey and help to inform our future learning and development events. Click here to share the challenges you’ve faced and help to raise the profile of your concerns.


Across 7 categories, we will recognise the women and teams who stand out as exceptional. The categories are designed to showcase both individual and organisation wide initiatives. The awards are open to entries from individuals and teams, or nominations from those who wish to highlight projects or initiatives that have helped contribute to making a construction or engineering firm a great place to work.
Thanks to everyone who has participated this year.

Workshop 21 July

Successful applications for the awards will have the opportunity to participate in a half-day workshop. Introducing them to our mentors and tackling some key challenges with industry experts.

Conference and awards 6 October

Join us for our final conference and evening awards that will showcase inspiring role models and demonstrate how organisations are striving to improve diversity and empower women in the sector before we crown the winners for 2022.

Be part of something special
Be part of a national awards celebrating role models and organisations that empower women in the workforce

Award categories
Discover the 7 categories recognising and rewarding excellence

Start your entry
Ensure you have a chance of being recognised as an inspirational leader or great place to work