Only 4% of construction workers are female -- that's totally unacceptable, but it's also a huge opportunity both for women and for the trades, says youth educator and builder Emily Pilloton-Lam. She makes the case for putting power (and power tools) into the hands of young women and gender-expansive youth, dreaming of inclusive construction sites and daring to ask: What if women built the world they want to see? Emily dazzles with a live demo of her own woodworking skills whilst giving the talk.
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At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total masterpiece. She asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?
Magdalena Czarniak – has been working at Heathrow Airport in London for 1.5 years, where she deals with the reconstruction of runways. She is a finalist in the prestigious The Best Young Woman in Construction competition.
Marta Piszczek, Milena Tarkowska, Grażyna Pawińska are woman working in construction industry with different experience and education path.