New diversity events launched by AIRAH

WGE are proud to support Women of AIRAH’s Innovation through Diversity event held in Sydney this week. The event included a panel of speakers, with Deborah Coakley – Executive GM, Customer and Marketing at Dexus, Selina Short – Partner at Ernst and Young and the Oceania Real Estate Industry Leader and Business Development Leader and Ura Sarafejoo, M.AIRAH.

Presenters talked about how to start the diversity conversation and understand personal bias. WGE Engineer Rebecca Dracup attended the event on behalf of WGE. Rebecca said the event explained some practical ways to make a difference.

“The speakers explained the Panel Pledge – which is a commitment to only speak on panels with a diverse range of speakers,” she said. “This is just one positive step we can all take to progress diversity in the industry.”