AECOM is committed to driving positive change for women in the global workplace and in each community they touch. The company supports empowerment, equality, and opportunity by creating an environment where all employees can reach their full potential.
Marilisa Stigliano: Rethinking the standards of leadership -- My parents raised me to be whoever I wanted to be, with no limits. And when I decided to pursue a degree in engineering, it wasn’t an unusual choice. Only when I started my professional career did I realize women are still in the minority in the construction industry, especially in leadership roles, and there is work to be done to change the status quo. I see the gender imbalance in the industry as a challenge, and as an…
Steve Morriss: The difference is making it happen -- Since then, I believe we’ve made tremendous progress with our diversity and inclusion strategy, demonstrating how we can #BeBoldforChange and work towards true equality as the status quo in our workplace. Our efforts have centered on developing concrete goals and actions, learning more about ourselves and each other, and recognizing and supporting programmes that deliver results.
Sean C.S. Chiao: On International Women’s Day, I celebrate all of the women at AECOM and the groundbreaking, exceptional work we are able to accomplish due to the talent they bring. The engineering and construction industry has traditionally been thought of as a “man’s world,” but we see that perception changing every day, and it is inspiring to know so many key positions in our company are filled by women, because they are the best-qualified person for the job.