POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR GENDER –
After a number of years working within sales and more recently as a recruitment consultant, Katie Kelleher had a change of career in 2014 and started on the Lifting Technician apprenticeship with Select / Laing O’Rourke. Passionate about women in construction, Katie often speaks about her difficulties and experiences working as a woman within the construction industry, as well as championing apprenticeships for all. She has carried out numerous speaking engagements at schools and college events to inspire people into the industry, taken part in parliamentary committees on apprenticeships, and has appeared on BBC breakfast, BBC 100 Women season, the Metro and Stylist magazine. This exceptional role model is working tirelessly to change the face of construction by openly encouraging more apprentices and more women into the field, using her platform to showcase the benefits of working in the industry.
SHARING IS CARING!