Dr. Maria Catalina E. Cabral: Breaking Engineering Stereotypes in Asia

In this exclusive special feature of Dr. Cabral, learn more about her journey from a young student aspiring to be a civil engineer to becoming a woman succeeding in a profession dominated by men.


In this month’s cover story for Construction Leaders, we are featuring Dr. Maria Catalina E. Cabral, a female leader in the Philippines who is breaking stereotypes in the country’s civil engineering community today. She’s currently an undersecretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) assigned to handle the Planning & Public Private Partnership and the first female National President of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE).

In this exclusive special feature of Dr. Cabral, learn more about her journey from a young student aspiring to be a civil engineer to becoming a woman succeeding in a profession dominated by men. This special feature also gives the spotlight on the several infrastructure projects of DPWH and the community extension program of PICE.

We have also included several construction features on the magazine such as the following:

  • Next Generation Formwork from Delmon and ULMA
  • What You Need to Know About MEWPs
  • Advanced HVAC Solutions Put Users First
  • Solar in Construction To Help Achieve MENA Sustainability Goals
  • AUS Joins International Tiny House Movement, Creating A Small Living Space With Big Potential

We prepared helpful articles for engineers who want to get more work done without working overtime. Forget about extending work hours to beat the deadline. Learn how you can do your work in the least amount of time. Find out how you can optimize your schedule for maximum productivity! Read about our special feature on gaining credibility with little to no experience as well! Lastly, find out whether engineers should adapt the 3-hour work day or now.

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So go ahead, scroll through our pages and read the latest stories that put the spotlight on the construction industry. Get updated with the news and be informed with our inspiring stories that are slowly changing the way we live today. Enjoy this month’s GineersNow: Construction Leaders.

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Dr. Maria Catalina E. Cabral: Breaking Engineering Stereotypes in Asia

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