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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“The simple reason of why I love training is because I wanted to change the world.”

Marilyn Hubner Managing Director BuildUp Research and PhD Candidate VU  /  Learning

story / Interview / July 18, 2016

I started working with the National Safety Council of Australia about six and a half years ago. I was employed as generalist trainer. Prior to that my safety background was limited to being a HSR. I had been working in a safety recruitment role, recruiting personnel and had completed a Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety…

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“I am so incredibly glad that I learnt to fail, fail quickly and bounce back when I was so young.”

Laura Phillips Marketing Manager Neometro  /  Bright Eyes

story / Interview / July 11, 2016

I knew coming out of university that the job market was competitive. I was particularity realistic about the lack of employment opportunities that came from an arts degree alone. At the time I was set on getting into publishing, I knew I had the capability; I just had to go beyond a BA to demonstrate it…

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“There are some people who are bold enough to knock and others who wait...Be bold, ask and put yourself out there. ”

Lucinda Hartley Co-Founder CoDesign Studio  /  Real Identity

story / Interview / July 4, 2016

I am a landscape architect, turned urbanist, turned social entrepreneur. I started out in landscape architecture. Here I found that there was a lot of opportunity, when you are working on public space projects, to actually look at how those projects can build a stronger community. But this isn’t often realised…

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