SHEBUILDS, Celebrating Women Who Build
Article from the webpage of DPR Construction.
In launching the SHEBUILDS day this year, Rebuilding Together San Francisco not only highlighted the level of need among women in the community, but also showcased the ability of women in construction and design industries to assist and empower other women in their own backyard."...
Construction Management Student Hosts Radio Show on Women in Construction
Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive shares an interview with Stephanie Crepeau, a construction management student who hosts an internet radio show about women in construction.
I wish career and technical education programs were a staple in schools everywhere. I always believed that if you want to be a carpenter you should...
Crain's 2017 Women of Note: Halle Jones Capers
Congratulations to Halle Jones Capers, on being named one of Crain's Cleveland Business' 2017 Women of Note!
Undoubtedly, Halle has shattered many glass ceilings in the engineering field — a field that is and has always been predominantly male, especially where the leadership is concerned." -Anthony Spring,...
Crain's 2017 Women of Note: Doreen Cannon
Congratulations to Doreen Cannon, President of Plumbers Local 55, on being named one of Crain's Cleveland Business' 2017 Women of Note!
The women who really make it in this career, and who have become very successful, are women who knew and understood what it was all about." -Doreen Cannon, Plumbers Local 55...
Young Campers Learn Construction Skills
Reported by Patrick Reddy, Cincinnati.com
About a dozen students from Lower Price Hill, guided by Anne Miller, construction advisor for middle schools for the Spirit of Construction Foundation and volunteers from various building trades have constructed a garden shed for the community."
Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) Conference Discuss Gender Pay Gap
This article is by Debra K. Rubin and Janice L. Tuchman, Engineering News-Record
...the gender pay gap in construction—with women earning 93¢ for every male dollar—is narrower than the business average of 82¢ per dollar, “but it’s not where we need to be."
Women in Construction Slowly Trending
Women have made strides in the construction industry, but despite the inroads, they have a long way to go before reaching parity with their male counterparts, especially when compared to other industries."
Put Plans in Place Showing that Your Firm Won't Tolerate Harassment
It's probably impossible for your company to eliminate any chance of harassment, but there are precautions you can take to help win a lawsuit filed by an employee..."
Operate Real Construction Equipment at Hocking Hills Sandbox
Digital editor of Columbus Business First, Laura Newpoff elaborates on Hocking Hills Sandbox, an adult playground with real construction equipment to play with.
If that sounds like a fun way to spice up your annual corporate team-building retreat, then the new Hocking Hills Sandbox might be worth checking out."...
KSU and Turner Construction's Workshops for Minority Business Owners Foster Diversity
Crain's Cleveland Business article by Richard Weiner
We take supplier diversity very seriously... always out searching for minority partners to try to nurture so that they can become a viable supplier for us — almost like creating a business incubator."