women in the built environment

GAZELLA is an independent publication offering insights into inspiring females within the built environment.

Updated weekly, the blog exhibits interviews focusing on the work of women and topical issues in the current climate. Launched to capture the stories and spirit of the determined,

Gazella shares a passion for the celebration of women, their experiences and opinions, as well as advice and learnings that can be shared amongst our community.

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“Females I think, are nurturers and we are really good at being organised and can be exceptional at multi-tasking.”

Justine Busuttil Senior Site Services Officer City of Melbourne  /  The Voice of Reason

story / Interview / September 26, 2016

My professional background experience has been with local government. The Building Department has been the last 12 years of my life. I went into it straight out of High School after completing a course in Project Management and Business independently, whilst…

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“If I hear a great female panelist now I’ll endorse the skill or suggest the skill. Small things add up.”

Helaine Stanley Strategy + Placemaking 226 Strategic  /  Girl Scouts and Couch Research

story / Interview / September 19, 2016

I grew up with a single mum and a community of grandmothers. I was so fortunate to have two grandmothers (and grandfathers) as well as two great-grandmothers, until I was into my mid-twenties. A Scottish Great-Gran and a Chinese Great-Gran….

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Jessica Liew Director Plus Architecture  /  Think Like a Man

story / Interview / September 12, 2016

My dad was a builder. I was used to him working on sites when I was young. I would watch him from the inside of the car! The built environment is like home to me. Initially, I wanted to study fashion. My father suggested I become a civil engineer…  trying to plant the seed. My parents […]

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