Women in Construction
The Construction Industry has a Problem, and Women are Going to Solve it
Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder, Ceo, Viatechnik, Building Design & Construction
Everyone in the industry needs to wake up to the fact that we are not going to solve the labor shortage if we continue alienating half of our potential workforce. Right now, women only make up 9% of the construction industry. This gap between men...
Jill Van Auken: Northeast Ohio’s Influential Women
By Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com
Like women everywhere, women in Greater Cleveland face barriers in the professional sphere. So cleveland.comreached out to some of the region’s most influential women, those who because of their hard work, integrity and vision, have risen to the top ranks of leadership. These leaders are...
Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction
By Construction Dive's author, Jenn Goodman
Mittie Cannon, founder of an Alabama nonprofit construction training program for girls, knows that a job in the trades offers many perks: good pay, job satisfaction, the ability to work as part of a team and opportunities for advancement. But those incentives are not always enough to...
Union Sector Continues to Expect Growth Amid Small but Prevalent Craft Worker Shortages
Fifth Annual Union Craft Labor Supply Study released.
Union contractors, labor representatives, and construction owner-clients alike project strong, stable growth in 2019, report The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) and the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) in their recently released fifth annual Union...
It Takes a Village to Create Gender Equality in the Construction Industry
By Matt Alderton, Redshift Autodesk
Hackneyed though it is, the question should be seriously considered from an economic perspective, according to Boston-based carpenter Elizabeth Skidmore, who has been a steadfast advocate for gender equality in...
National Safety Council Appoints New President and CEO
By EHS Today Staff
Lorraine Martin, has been named the new president and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC).
The current co-founder of the nonprofit Pegasus Springs Foundation will join NSC on June 3 at its headquarters in Itasca, IL, in suburban Chicago.
“Lorraine has more than 30 years’ experience...
Women in Hardhats are a Growing Trend in the Construction Industry
By Kimberly Ballard, Huntsville Business Journal
Nationally, women make up less than 10 percent of the construction industry – 9.1 percent according to the National Association of Women in Construction.
That number has been steadily increasing over the past decade, so much that the NAWIC started a Women in Construction...
Improve Your Business by Hiring Women of Color
By Maranda Wilson and Annalisa Enrile, Construction Executive
The world is talking about women in the workplace thanks to movements such as #metoo. Women of color who work in construction or trade industries make 30% more than they would as administrative assistants, child care providers or domestic help (all industries with a prevalence...
Women in the Construction Industry
Women play a vital role in the construction industry and we want to celebrate, honor and continue the to put a highlight on women in the industry throughout the year.
4 Tips for Women Building Business Careers - Jeneen Marziani, Crain's
Jeneen Marziani is the Ohio market president for Bank of America. When...