Women in Surveying Breakfast Meeting
Date and time: 
Fri, 2016-03-18 16:07
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The African Real Estate Society (AfRES) has a tradition of holding Women in Surveying Breakfast meetings during its annual conferences.


In the Annual AfRES Conference in Kumasi in September 2015 a Women in Surveying Breakfast Meeting was held and areas of discussion among others, included the need  to set up a Women in Surveying Forum that will organize meetings in the three AfRES regions. This was to  be organized at Chapter level namely The Eastern, Southern and Western African Chapters. As a follow up  on this, The African Real Estate Society (Eastern African Chapter) in partnership with The University of  Nairobi, The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is  organizing a Breakfast Meeting for women in the Built Environment in Kenya on 18th March 2016. The overall objective of this Breakfast Session is to help establish a community of women  in the Surveying  practice whose initiatives will include:

1.  Develop an Outreach programme to schools for unrepresented minorities in our profession

2.  Developing a mentorship programme for undergraduate students

3.  Developing specific programmes to support young women pursuing careers in surveying through 

scholarships, internship opportunities, skills training, job placement service etc.

4.  To develop a programme to support younger female practitioners in their professional


5.  Developing networking and knowledge sharing programmes - electronic forums, social and

professional events for women  in the surveying profession.

6.  Developing an Awards scheme for women who make significant contribution to the surveying


7.  Breaking down the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) to understand their relevance to the

Land and the Built Environment.

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Catherine Kariuki,,

Eastern Africa Representative

African Real Estate Society (AfRES) ,



Bernadette Gitari FRICS

General Manager

Valuation & Consultancy


Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2018-03-18 16:07
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