Women in Construction
Career In Construction: The Challenges And Opportunities for Women
By Forbes contributor Bonnie Marcus
Eighty percent of U.S. construction firms are currently unable to fill open slots with qualified workers (AGC). As of June, there were 263,000 job openings in the industry (BLS). But here’s the exciting part. In construction, women make 95.7 cents for every dollar a man makes,...
3 Ways the Construction Industry is Prioritizing Gender Equality
Written by Kate Beckman, Content Manager at RippleMatch.
NAWIC lends its voice to the gender equality conversation for young professionals."
Not Enough Women at the Table
Blog by Elizabeth McIntyre, Crain's Cleveland Business.
Wouldn't it be great if a decade from now we look back on 2018 as the year Northeast Ohio got serious about finding solutions to what is holding back our region economically?
I posed that question several months ago in a column, after I applauded businessman and...
Tari Rivera Named YWCA's 2019 Women of Achievement
CEA member Tari Rivera, President of Regency Construction Services Inc., has been named a 2019 Woman of Achievement by the YWCA Greater Cleveland. One of seven honorees for 2019, Tari joins a select group of...
Journey Steel - We Build and Support Dreams
Nothing embodies the mission of Journey Steel, Inc. more than its tagline: “We build and support dreams.” This certified women- and minority-owned firm was founded by Barb Smith and Tom Garten, after Barb had been continually passed over for promotions and leadership opportunities. Inspired by the perseverance of her late father...
Construction Program Moving the Needle in Hispanic Community
By Rhonda Crowder
For years, it has been difficult for minority communities to matriculate into the building trade unions. And, for members of the Hispanic community with language barriers, it could be even more complicated. But, current efforts are underway to change that dynamic.
In response to the opportunity the MetroHealth...
Frantz Ward Construction Attorneys Nora Loftus and Allison Taller Reich Step Into NAWIC Leadership Roles
From the September 28th news blog of Frantz Ward.
Both Allison and Nora devote their practice to the construction industry representing owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and sureties."
How Women Are Making Nashville Hum
This article is by Ethan Epstein from Politico magazine.
I want to change the way women are viewed in the construction world...Because in construction, women are really viewed more as trophy wives "
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."