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August 28, 2017

NAWIC Boston was well represented at last week’s National Annual Meeting and Educational Conference in Anaheim California!  The conference was full of inspiring speakers, powerhouse women, and great ideas for everyone to bring back to their chapters.  Connie Leopard, 2...

April 3, 2017

Los Angeles, CA – March 28, 2017 — Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland® announces an exclusive interview with Connie Leipard, President of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), an association for women working in the field of construction.

Le...

December 19, 2016

BOND announces the launch of its Professional Learning Exchange program, BOND-PLX. Through a partnership with the Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE), the BOND-PLX offers an educational forum for minority and women business owners to learn construction industry best...

November 29, 2016

At Fall Forum, we had the pleasure of learning about the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF). This non-profit organization seeks to advance the knowledge and recognition of women in the A/E/C industry. They have also embraced issues specific to women in the b...

November 2, 2016

We’ve all heard the myth that women don’t support each other — but it’s not true. Women are incredible allies, and we accomplish amazing things when we support each other. 

Here are five simple things — backed by social science research — that we can do every day to adv...

The Boston Globe recently took a look at recent efforts to increase the number of women in the building trades.  Follow the jump to see an interesting snippet, and a trackback to the full article. 

"Working construction can pay well — much more than fields typ...

April 12, 2016

 The New York Times takes a look at the struggles of women in architecture. 

 

Check out the article after the jump.

 

April 5, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1.9 million grant competition to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, such as advanced manufacturing, transportation, energy, construction and information technology. The Women in Appren...

March 11, 2016

Emilie Rusch of the Denver Post recently wrote a great article about the state of women in construction in Colorado. Read on for some snippets!

 

Check out the original full article here.

A number of Denver-area companies are recruiting women for apprenticeship programs,...

Today's construction industry is increasingly sophisticated, with millennials driving much of the change in technology and innovation. One thing not dramatically changing, however, is the number of women entering the industry.

According to a 2014 Bureau of Labor Statist...

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