"Work smarter not harder!” This is a phrase a lot of us need to hear more often. Harriett discusses how at times during her career she has felt that she has taken too much on in an effort to really prove herself. She offers her advice to other women who want to get involved within the industry and how she has dealt with situations being one of the few women working within the companies she has worked for.
Amanda Fisher: Blazing a trail. Here’s the hard truth: people don’t care about how good you are. They care about what value you bring. In the sixth episode of Building Women, Anne McNamara interviews Amanda Fisher, CEO of Amey with over 20 years of experience in executive positions. From Amanda, we learn the importance of selling the value you bring in order to succeed in any career, among many other tactics and lessons learned during her impressive career.
Kristin Gestsdottir, standing up to inequality. In this episode of Building Women, listen to Anne McNamara interviewing Kristin Gestsdottir to discover how embracing vulnerability can build strength and is a key tool to identify and deal with injustice and sexism. Despite self-doubt and insecurities, Kristin built an impressive career and hopes her story inspires other women to do the same.
Liz Clausen. Artist, designer, entrepreneur. A woman of many talents, Liz Clausen pursues her Californian dream. After graduating from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, she has wandered off the beaten career track to follow her creative interests and build an inspiring life.
Christine Allen, Head of Scheme Delivery for South East England, Highways England. Christine is a trailblazer. A Civil Engineer with an MBA. She has held some of the top jobs in the public and private sector in the UK in highways maintenance, classified as essential work during COVID19