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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“You had to earn your stripes when I came into this industry. I still think that is really important.”

Amy Lampard / Operations Manager / FDC  /  The Leap

story / Interview / July 25, 2021

Many moons ago I studied interior and exhibition design at Swinburne Uni and went straight into interior design, always working in commercial workplace interiors and have done it for 17 years…

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“I feel like you learn a lot from the really awkward, uncomfortable moments in your life. These are the moments where you grow the most.”

Laurissa Marais / Senior Project Manager – User Experience / LendLease  /  Be Human

story / Interview / July 12, 2021

As soon as I graduated from school I went straight to the UK and worked for Turner and Townsend for about a year…

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“With networking events I think you can make some good relationships and good contacts, but I think most of my strong female contacts have come naturally.”

Lisa Cunningham / Sales Executive / KFive + Kinnarps  /  Just Make a Start: (what Sheila said)

story / Interview / June 28, 2021

I grew up in Geelong, moved to Melbourne to study, then worked in Melbourne, for over twenty years. When I did fall pregnant, making the decision to move back to Geelong…

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