About this event

Innovate UK EDGE is hosting a Women in Innovation series of webinars in recognition of the leading role women are playing within innovative growth SMEs. This webinar features an all-female panel who will share their insights, experiences and tips to succeed as a female in the Construction industry.


  • Opening address & Introduction to BRE – Gillian Charlesworth, CEO, BRE
  • Introduction to Innovate UK EDGE support – Julie Pauley, Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead, Innovate UK EDGE
  • Panel introduction and discussion chaired by Lorraine Turner, Innovation & Growth Specialist, Innovate UK EDGE with:
    Alison Nicholl, Head of Constructing Excellence, BRE
    Chloe Donovan, Natural Building Systems
    Emily Hardy, CIOB Chartered Institute of Building
    Kerry Young, Resourcing Partner, BRE – shares on challenges / how BRE recruits to actively bring women into the Construction / Building sector
  • Q&A
    Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s investment in the innovative businesses that drive economic growth. It complements Innovate UK project funding with intensive, specialist-led support for such ambitious businesses. Each high-potential, innovative business in our portfolio benefits from the objective perspective of a dedicated innovation and growth specialist local to them.
    BRE delivers innovative and rigorous products, services, standards and qualifications which are used around the globe to make buildings better for people and for the environment. For a century we have provided government and industry with cutting edge research and testing to make buildings safer and more sustainable. BRE’s ambition is to be the world’s leading innovation, science and data hub for the built environment. By developing science-led solutions to urgent challenges, we will build a thriving and sustainable world.

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Date And Time

12/10/2021 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm


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