• Women Have Created Paths For Upward Growth In Construction. Now They’re Working On The Next Step

    From BisNow:  The world of commercial real estate underwent a revolution in the past decade. Although much progress is still needed to reach equality, the overwhelmingly male-dominated profession made room for women to join as project developers,...

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  • 5 Women, 5 Questions On Working In The Construction Industry

    From Toronto Storeys:  Early March brought International Women’s Day and all the requisite hashtags and headlines. It was a time to reflect on how far women have come, and how much farther they have to go. Women...

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  • Women Encouraged to Consider Careers in Construction

    From Knox News:  There is a lot of great conversation happening in the country about how we can help more women break glass ceilings and close wage gaps. I worry, though, that too often we are still...

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  • Women at Work – Maya Wong: Trading a Backpack for a Hard Hat

    Washington University women are rolling up their sleeves and getting the job done on the East End construction site in a variety of ways, from engineering to project managing to communications. Here’s another in a series spotlighting...

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  • WiOPS: Opening Doors for Women in Construction

    From Procore Jobsite:  Women in construction today make up just 9% of the workforce, a figure that hasn’t changed much in WiOPS National Board President Holly Cindell’s more than three-decade career in the industry. Being in such...

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  • 9 Women Construction Leaders Share Their Best Career Advice

    From Procore Jobsite:  In 2005, the number of women in construction numbered 1,079,000. Today, that number has dropped to a little less than a million. What gives? Industry experts point to a number of reasons, from a...

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  • Metro Summer Camp Lets Girls Learn From Real Women Working in Construction Industry

    From Fox:  At one metro summer camp, high school girls are heading to the construction site to learn from real women in the industry. “I like hands-on stuff like that, construction,” said Jashae Trezvant, one student attending...

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  • Get Registered for WIC Week Events Now

    The focus of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. WIC Week also provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the country to raise awareness...

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  • America’s Manliest Industries Are All Competing for Women

    From The Washington Post:  Baby boomers are retiring in droves, vacating construction sites and body shops and 18-wheelers. Now America’s male-dominated industries, faced with a looming worker shortage, are trying to tap talent that has traditionally found...

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  • Should more women be working onsite in construction?

    From Journal of Commerce:  According to a 2016 BuildForce Canada report, the Canadian construction industry employs about 12 per cent women and 88 per cent men. Nearly three-quarters of women employed in construction work in such off-site...

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