2016 NAWIC Awards for Excellence

More than 950 people gathered at The Star in Sydney to recognise inspiring women and innovative companies from across the construction industry in 2016.

Winners included:

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff Business Woman of the Year Award

Laura Durkan, Head of Human Resources, Richard Crookes

Discover how Laura Durkan is changing workplace cultures in The Urban Developer.

Lendlease Crystal Vision Award

Hilti Australia

Read how Hilti Australia is boosting the female workforce, one percentage at a time, in The Urban Developer.

Probuild Tradesperson Scholarship

Winner: Bonnie Marcus, Ferris Building

Merit: Sonia Morgenweck, Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen

Master Builders Association & Clinton Recruitment Award for Team Innovation

Winner: Jacobs, for consistent team work on multiple health infrastructure projects

Merit: Telstra Property, Davenport Campbell & Partners and Lendlease, for the 400 George Street project

Brookfield Scholarship for Future Leaders

Winner: Rodanthe-Marie Butler, Brookfield Multiplex

Learn more about Rodanthe-Marie Butler is taking practical action to expand the female talent pool.

Merit: Jane Moran, Aurecon

Merit: Penny Campbell, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

Stockland Award for Innovation in Design

Winner: Emma Favretto, Probuild Constructions

CBRE University Scholarship

Winner: Natalie Galea, a PhD student at the University of New South Wales

Find out Natalie’s insights into getting more women into hard hats in Architecture & Design.

Merit: Vanessa Yee Lu, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering student at the University of New South Wales

HASSELL Award for Contribution to a Project’s Development

Winner: Kimberley Jackson, Lendlease, for Tower Three at Barangaroo South

Acoustic Logic Award for Contribution to Sustainability

Winner: Davina Rooney, National Sustainability Manager, Stockland

Learn more about Davina Rooney’s breakthroughs reshaping the sustainability sector in The Fifth Estate.

Merit: Lucy Sharman, Eco-concierge at Barangaroo South, Lendlease

MPA Award for Achievement in Construction, Refurbishment and Fit Out

Winner: Joanna Lees, Lendlease, for her work on Lendlease’s new workplace at Barangaroo

Built Project Manager Award

Winner: Samantha McWilliam, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, for Sydney Metro City and Southwest

Merit: Shivani Naidoo, APP, for the Westpac national retail rollout