Founded in 2005 by Holly Porter, Chicks with Bricks is a proactive network connecting both established and emerging women in the construction industry.
Events are held quarterly throughout the year, bringing on average 100-150 women and men together for lively debate led by high profile speakers and key industry figures.
As a supporter of The Prince’s Trust, Chicks with Bricks operates as a not-for-profit network, with any profits raised going towards enabling young, disadvantaged women get in the construction industry.
Chicks with Bricks is committed to bringing new and existing members together from across all areas of the industry including Architects, Developers, Planners, Lawyers, Tradeswomen, Engineers, Bankers, Academics, Policymakers, Designers, Manufacturers, Recruitment Specialists, Contractors, Surveyors and Project Managers.
Chicks with Bricks creates a cohesive and sustainable network supported by professional bodies including Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and The Construction Industry Council.
Recent networking venues include: L’Ecrin Plage MIPIM 2016; The House of Commons; Institute of Contemporary; and HMS Belfast.