“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders,” writes Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, in Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.

This may be true, but with women making up less than 13 per cent of the construction workforce, we’ve got a long way to go, baby. At a recent Women in Property and Construction breakfast, a panel of emerging female leaders agreed that women remain one of the most underutilised…