Annie Maingard Celebrating Women in Project Management

Annie Maingard Celebrating Women in Project Management

Annie Maingard


Location: Canterbury, UK

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I have been a Project Manager for over ten years through a variety of industries. The most interesting thing I have learnt is that I use the same skills in every role, and I learn something new about leadership every year. My interest is in people skills and how we empower a team to succeed.

Why do you enjoy working in the field of project management?

I love constantly learning about leadership.

What are your greatest achievements as a Project Manager?

Confidently returning after a career break with kids.

Why is a career as a Project Manager a great choice for women?

Because it forces you to learn to trust yourself.

How can women stand out in the field of Project Management?

Shouting louder about your achievements.

What are some of the challenges women face as Project Managers?

Juggling family responsibilities was my biggest one.

What can we do to help women to be exceptional Project Managers?

Empowering the next generation of PMs by sharing our knowledge.

Any other comments about Women in Project Management?

As Project Managers I think we need to encourage more into our profession and raise it’s profile as a career path.


To celebrate International Women’s Day for 2018, I will be sharing the profiles and stories of some incredible women who have flourished in their project management careers. May they inspire you and the women around you to kick goals in the world of project management.

Read more about my ‘Celebrating Women in Project Management’ 50-day series here. Starts February 1, 2018.

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  1. Submit your own profile as a PM to be shared and celebrated online!
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