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Is this your opportunity to deliver the change that you want to see? Hear from leaders driving change through their work with diverse audiences and find out how to join in.

Changing the status quo: A series of webinars facilitated by Building People and UK Construction Week, focusing on the opportunities offered to you by organisations working with young people, ex-military personnel, LGBTQ+ individuals, ex-offenders, BAME people and women.

Speaker bios: Alison Watson is Chief Executive of Class Of Your Own and is an expert in developing educational programmes centred around school building and community projects provides educators and their students with positive, contextualised experiences. As an industry professional and social entrepreneur, I am passionately committed to ensuring that the built environment is seen as an exciting, challenging and technologically stimulating place to learn and work.

Livia Williams MBA FIoR, Operations Director, YouthBuild Ventures UK: Livia Williams MBA FIoR has over 22 years’ experience working in the construction industry both in private and social housing sector. She has held several high‐level, strategic roles which have allowed her to have significant impact in shaping the diversity, fairness and skills agenda in the roofing industry and encourage collaboration.

Rebecca Lovelace (Founder and Chief Dot-joiner, Building People) is an expert in connecting people to opportunities across the Built Environment. Increasing diversity, reducing skills shortages and maximising social value. Never duplicating or reinventing, merely adding value and joining the dots. Co-founder of buildforce and founder of building people focused on connecting people to new opportunities.

Terry Watts (CEO, Chartered Surveyors Training Trust / Executive Director, Building People) is an experienced chartered construction manager, skilled is in adding value to businesses is going through change and growth. Using his experience as the Managing Director of the CIOB and developing wider organisations.

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