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Women in Construction

Women represent only 9% of the construction industry, yet the industry faces a skilled labor shortage. These jobs are not only in demand, but offer a long-lasting career to those who work hard to pursue it. Focusing on recruiting women, who will bring a diverse set of skills, to the construction industry is a win-win for all.

In Construction Career Collaborative (C3)’s endeavors to create a safe, skilled and sustainable craft workforce, we encounter outstanding workforce programs that frequently fly...
More women are forging construction careers: 939,000 of them to be precise. Currently this accounts for 9.1% of the construction industry, by 2020 that number is expected to rise...
There are many challenges in the construction industry, but one of the largest is the availability of craft-worker manpower. According to The National Association of Women in...
Randee Herrin of TDIndustries dreamed of bringing more women into construction, and with help from the United Way and Houston-area business leaders, ten women recently completed a...
The following article was originally published by the Centered on Safety website. Reprinted with permission. In the United States, women represent less than 9 percent of...
There is lots of buzz in the US about women in the construction industry. Questions are being asked about why more women are not attracted to the field, how more women can be...
The following article was written by Whitney Martin and was originally published on Marekbros.com.Did you know that the USS Lexington, built in 1942, participated in nearly every...
Editor’s note: Earlier, we told you about an event which focused on women in construction careers which was held in Galveston, Texas in February.  The following wrap-up of...
All over the country, there are significantly different headlines about women in the construction industry. There seems to be a mixed message. Some stories focus on the fact that...