International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness day hosted each year to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in an exciting industry.
"This day highlights two critical needs – our need for engineers and our need for a more diverse workforce. For many years now, we have been aspiring as a company to mirror the diversity in the societies in which we work." – Pia Höök, heading up Diversity and Inclusion at Skanska says.
To mark this day we decided to highlight some of the amazing female engineers across Skanska to explore why they became engineers, what is most interesting about their work, and the value they see that they bring to society.
Here Chelsea Cresci, Lisa Wiklund and Stephanie Keay speak about why they entered the field in the first place: