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Sakthy top 100 influential women

Sakthy Selvakumaran, Researcher at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector.

The list, produced by board appointments firm Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times, will officially launch at the Inclusive Boards: Women in Engineering Leadership Conference on October 22nd.

Inclusive Boards will also be publishing extensive research into engineering in the UK as well as the results of their diversity survey of the UK’s top 500 engineering firms by revenue.

Development Director Elizabeth Oni-Iyiola said:

Engineers have an impact on almost every area of our day to day lives. Sakthy Selvakumaran and those featured today are role models who inspire those around them and demonstrate leadership and influence in the work that they do.”

Patrick Clarke, Director of Network Operations at UK Power Networks and judge for the list said:

I am personally inspired but not at all surprised by the tremendous talent on the Women in Engineering list. Sadly there are still plenty of people who will be surprised due to a mind-set which say Engineering equals males not females. I took part as a judge because I wanted to be inspired.”

Those featured include senior leaders from top engineering firms such as Amey, Arup, BAE Systems, and Laing O’Rourke.

Read about the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering at and on the Financial Times website.

Read more about Sakthy's work and future plans, here.


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