Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity

About this Award

This award promotes national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. This award seeks to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity. This award is open to large organisations that employ 200 or more people.

2022 Nominations Open 1 March 2022
Close 1 August 2022
Nomination Criteria
Terms and Conditions
Submission Guidelines
Presentation of the Award

Nomination Criteria

  • Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognising female engineers
  • Previous award or recognition or statement in Gender Diversity and/or significant effort in improvement of policies, procedures in regard to Gender Diversity
  • Degree to which a company has fostered skill development of female engineers
  • Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company
  • Numbers of female engineers and female members of Engineers Australia per male equivalency (fellows, CPEng, members and grads)

Terms and Conditions

  • Eligible companies can be not-for-profit or commercial
  • Each criteria is to be addressed using no more than 500 words
  • Eligible companies must employ 200 or more people

Submission Guidelines

You must provide the following with your submission:

  • Submit nomination online
  • Biographical Information (100 words)
  • Statement addressing each criterion (no more than 500 words per criteria)

Presentation of the Award

The award consists of a framed certificate and is presented at a special event selected as appropriate by the National Committee for Women in Engineering.

Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity 2020 Award winner


Gender diversity is vital to pitt&sherry as a demonstration of our inclusivity.

The communities and clients we solve problems for are incredibly diverse; we believe in building teams that represent that diversity can only be good for the design and project outcomes. 

This award embodies our commitment to gender equity in the engineering industry and our aspirations for a more inclusive environment to support more women entering the industry.

We’re honoured by this award and the recognition by our peers and the industry it represents.

Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity 2020 Award Highly Commended


For GHD, this recognition is a great reminder of how far we have come and highlights our focus on implementing programs that encourage a gender balance, both within GHD and across the wider industry. 

In recent times we’ve launched our popular and successful Career Relaunch Program, introduced several career advancement programs that target and sponsor future female leaders, and continually strive to inspire female high school and university students into STEM careers by partnering with various industry organisations.

We are proud of our preparedness to try new initiatives which are all part of creating a workplace of the future.

Past Winners

2019 Winner – Hatch

2019 Highly Commended – Norman Disney & Young

2018 Winner – Department of Transport and Main Roads

2018 Highly Commended – GHD

2017 Winner – Arup

2017 Highly Commended – GHD

2016 Winner – AECOM

2016 Highly Commended – Aurizon

2015 Winner – Aurizon

2015 Highly Commended – GHD Pty Ltd

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