What is LiPS?
Ladies in Property Suffolk was created by Jacqueline Cumiskey, an employee at Concertus Design and Property Consultants, who wanted to provide a networking space for women in the construction industry and give them the opportunity to form strategic business relationships and alliances.
The goal of LiPS is to continuously provide regular networking events, promote roles in the industry to young female women, and support the national campaign #NotJustForBoys, which began in 2015. Currently, the Office for National Statistics found that only 11 percent of the construction workforce are women.
Since the first event in June 2015, there have been seven other events and each event has been attended by over 60 women and continues to grow.
All women working in the construction, property, land, and facilities management sector are welcome and invited to attend the networking events held.
“We want to continue to reach out to young women and help give them the courage to break from gender roles."