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Inspiring Girls
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Inspiring Girls

We interviewed six of our Makers each at different stages of their career and with a different role at Make to find out about their career journeys, work life and tips for success for Inspiring Girls International. 

Inspiring Girls is a charity dedicated to raising the aspirations of young girls around the world by connecting them with female role models. Founded by Miriam González Durántez, also known by her official title of Lady Clegg, the organisation introduces young girls to the full variety of careers through a programme of mentoring, events and videos. 

We are definitely inspired by our Makers who agreed to take part and share their experiences to benefit young girls and women! Our thanks to:

  • Frances Gannon, Architect
  • Katy Ghahremani, Architect and Designer
  • Wardululu Alsaffar-Evans, Architect
  • Atim Kilama-Oceng, Architectural Assistant
  • Sara Veale, Editor
  • Martina Ferrera, Photographer

It is vital that architecture attracts a wide variety of people to the profession, to ensure the whole of society is represented in the ideas and voices that contribute to the design of our buildings, spaces and places. We know companies perform better when they are more diverse, and that different perspectives lead to more creativity, innovation and inclusive design.

For all girls to feel architecture is relevant to them and a viable career option, women and BAME designers need to be equally promoted and celebrated in the public eye. By having this opportunity to make ourselves visible through the Inspiring Girls series, we hope to demonstrate that architecture is a wonderful and achievable career option for everyone.

To find out more about Inspiring Girls International, please visit: https://inspiring-girls.com/