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Brooklands College hosts Women in Construction event

Industry experts, including Trimo, talked to pupils about successful women in the construction sector

Posted by Lucinda Reid | February 13, 2017 | Events

Viviane Williams, the UK and Overseas Marketing Manager for architectural solutions company Trimo, visited Brooklands College students to illustrate the importance of women in construction.

Brooklands College, a further education college with campuses in Ashford and Weybridge, is one of Surrey’s largest providers of vocational training.  Viviane gave students her top tips on how to succeed in the construction industry, including understanding the importance of networking and learning how to manage time effectively.

Trimo, one of Europe’s leading providers in building envelope solutions, has over 50 years of experience and projects in over 100 countries. Prior to her role at Trimo, Viviane worked as Design and Marketing Manager for the Brick Development Association. She is also the founder of creative behavioural change enterprise, Wakeup Campaign; which combines business and design to stimulate change within social communities, companies and individuals.  

Viviane said, “It was a pleasure to give a talk on women in construction. I really enjoyed meeting the students and giving valuable career advice to future industry professionals.”

Viviane was joined by Eve Livett from the Brick Development Association, Elizabeth Richardson from Hope Cement and carpenter Nicola Butcher at Brooklands College, Weybridge campus, on 9th February 2017.

For more information on Trimo’s products, visit www.trimo-group.com 

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