Women in Construction
The Future is Women
This article is by Crain's Cleveland Business' reporter, Judy Stringer.
The number of women-owned firms continues on an upward trajectory."
The Construction Industry is Heavily Male-Dominated, and That Needs to Change
By Ray Sedey, Contributor (Dallas News)
Our goal is to recruit and retain top females in the marketplace and empower them to succeed."
Elite Squad Puts the Tech into Giant Construction Projects
Article posted by Roopinder Tara, engineering.com
The industry is about to get a tech makeover...The popular image of the construction industry dominated by men in hardhats has been jolted. Instead, the tech center is staffed by youngish, super tech-savvy staff—two of whom are women."
There’s a Shortage of Welders. Will More Women Fill the Gap?
Written by Liana Aghajanian, The Atlantic
Instead of enticing women into established programs dominated by men at trade schools and colleges, they’re changing the programs altogether."
Workforce Shortage Casts Shadow on St. Louis Construction Sites
This article is from the website of St. Louis Public Radio by Melody Walker
In the St. Louis region, contractors and unions report they are near full-employment, but a shortage of next generation tradesmen and women is making recruitment a top priority..."
Women hit Jackpot on $2.5B Massachusetts Casino Project
The author of the story is Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
As a condition of being granted a casino license, developers must set diversity goals that target the unemployed and underemployed, and must also set contracting goals that include minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses.
CEA and Urban League of Greater Cleveland Spark Female Interest in Construction
By Rhonda Crowder
Work NOW, a workforce development collaboration between Construction Employers Association (CEA) and The Urban League of Greater Cleveland, wrapped up its 2018 session in July.
The Work NOW program introduces participants to the construction industry as well as teaches soft skills...
Girls-Only Trade Classes are Spreading and Upending Stereotypes
This article is by Brenda Iasevoli, The Hechinger Report
All-girls shop classes aim to empower girls, but risk running into the crosshairs of Title IX."
CEA's Katie Schuerger Recognized in Phenomenal Woman Magazine
Bele' Wondwossen of Phenomenal Woman magazine writes:
Along with its partners, CEA exerts concerted efforts to create opportunities and inspires women to enable them to join the construction industry."