Broadening Participation of Women in Civil Engineering and Heavy Civil Construction

As a Hispanic female in civil engineering and heavy civil construction, Dr. Calahorra-Jimenez is interested in helping female students to pursue careers in this area. Currently, Dr. Calahorra-Jimenez is exploring the following topics with faculty and students females from different backgrounds:

  • Motivations, Transition experiences, intentions
  • Recruitment and Retention Procedures to attract more women
  • Exploring intersectionality

Contributions


Approved for presentation: Females in Design and Construction of Transportation project. An exploration of attraction and retention factors.”
Calahorra-Jimenez M., Garcia-Melero G., Yu F (2024). 7th International Conference on Women and Gender in Transportation, Irvine, California, USA, September 9-11, 2024. Organized by Transportation Research Board (TRB).

Approved for presentation: Sexual Crimes and Harassment on Public Transportation in Chile: How Safe Are We?
Valencia-Vásquez, A., Garcia-Melero G., Calahorra-Jimenez M. (2024). 7th International Conference on Women and Gender in Transportation, Irvine, California, USA, September 9-11, 2024. Organized by Transportation Research Board (TRB).


Grants & Support

  • Women in Civil Engineering and Heavy Civil Construction: Why do they stay? [Learn More]