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 she graduated college and unsure of her career path she received valuable advice. To read her four most valuable pieces of advice for women planning to build their career click here

CEA's Panel of Women in Construction: Bringing More Women into the Sisterhood - Montrie Rucker Adams, APR

Women’s History Month is never without its observances and celebrations. Rightly so. Women around the world are deserving as they are lauded, recognized and afforded accolades for their numerous worldwide contributions.

The Construction Employer’s Association (CEA) partnered with The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) when they presented it's second Woment in Construction Panel Discussion and Reception on March 5 at Tri-C’s Manufacturing Technology Center. The event was an opportunity for women to hear the positive changes and challenges women can face in this male-dominated career, network and share positive messages. Read More

ACE Students Celebrate WIC Week with NAWIC

WIC Week highlights women as an integral component of the construction industry, and encourages others to recognize construction as a viable, profitable career field. NAWIC Cleveland’s current president, Ashley Tiano, and tradeswoman Liz Kahler shared a presentation with students detailing their personal journeys into the construction industry and the work they each do daily in the AEC industry. Read More

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 Northeast Ohio women who have achieved extraordinary accomplishments through career success, community service, leadership, mentoring, and dedication to YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.  Read More

Construction Industry Launches Campaign to Diversify National WorkforceAli Oriaku, The Architect's Newspaper

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), a group that represents thousands of construction workers and contracting firms nationwide, is launching a campaign to diversify its predominantly white and male workforce. Stephen Sandherr, the CEO of the AGC, announced his plans to introduce professional construction training to high school students in an attempt to attract more minorities and women to the trade in order to better reflect America’s evolving and increasingly diverse workforce.  Read More

Career In Construction: The Challenges And Opportunities for Women - Bonnie Marcus, Forbes

A career in construction probably isn't  on your radar, but maybe it should be. The industry offers some unique opportunities for women. First of all, there’s a massive labor shortage, and secondly, there are very few women. Currently, less than 9.1% of the workforce is made up of women.   Read More

The Miller Electric Leadership Team is evolving! Congratulations to all of these leaders who have demonstrated continued commitment to our values, mission, and vision! Dr. Rochelle Price Vice President of Shared Services. Click to read.