• Women Encouraged to Consider Careers in Construction

    From the Nashville Tennessean: by Tiffany King Editor’s Note: Tiffany King is a senior project manager at Skanska USA in Nashville, TN. She was a project manager at PARIC Corporation and at E.M. Harris in St. Louis...

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  • ClaycoNOW Focuses Annual ‘Sons and Daughters Work Day’ on Young Women

    For Thursday, April 25 — this year’s Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day — Clayco Network of Women (ClaycoNOW) in cooperation with Commercial Real Estate Women St. Louis (CREW) proactively changed the focus of the...

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  • Inspiring Women in Construction: Role Models for the Next Generation

    From Mike Plotnick’s Plotlinesblog:  For every 100 individuals who work in construction, only about nine of them are female. This gender imbalance is even more lopsided for construction laborers (those individuals working in the field to build our...

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  • The Boss? You’re Looking at Her: 7 Women in the Building Business

    From NY Times:  It is no longer exactly groundbreaking for women to work on construction sites, to develop or design retail and commercial spaces, or to fill those spaces with tenants. Women, for example, occupy 43 percent...

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  • Women in Construction: Five Steps to Effective Leadership

    Are leaders born or made? The truth is, a little bit of both. Empirical data says one-third of us have leadership traits within us, but two-thirds of us create ourselves as leaders. At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, Linda Talley,...

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  • Women at Work: A Shifting Female Trend in the Construction Industry

    From WKRG:  More and more women are opting for hard hat careers, according to the National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC). Currently, women make up 9.1 percent of the industry. By 2020, that number is expected...

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  • New York, Massachusetts Recruit Women for Trades

    From CNBC Make It: Sinade Caroll was on her way home from nursing school one evening six years ago when she saw an ad on the New York City subway for Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW), an organization that trains...

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  • Stop Asking Where All the Female Architects Are; We’re Right Here

    From The Architect’s Newspaper:   In 2014, a year after I graduated from architecture school, I read Karrie Jacobs’s Fast Company piece on Nicole Dosso, “The Tallest Tower in the U.S. is Being Built by a Woman.” A perfect title, a perfect piece....

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  • BUD Celebrates Four Years of Success

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Over 30 graduates of the Building Union Diversity (BUD) program, plus friends, union officials, and other program organizers and supporters of the program gathered at Carpenters Hall on Hampton...

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  • Women Are the Solution to the Construction Industry’s Labor Shortage

    From Curbed:  Megan Ross is an assistant superintendent for a large Maryland-based general contractor. Ross, a former architecture major, had realized she’d rather build structures than design them, and is now on construction sites every day, coordinating...

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