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Women in Construction

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...
May 17, 2017
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...
March 30, 2017
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...
June 07, 2016
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...
April 04, 2016
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...
April 01, 2016
A women’s center in Florida has decided to take a step towards filling the need of skilled craft professionals. The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women in Tampa, Florida has...
October 19, 2015
The head of the National Association of Women in Construction says the absolute most important thing she can say to women considering jobs in the industry is “don’t let anyone...
September 10, 2015
Despite the fact that women are the absolute best candidates for many careers in construction, the perception remains that it’s a “man’s world” and that’s all there is to it in...
August 26, 2015
Many successful companies have taken the skilled labor shortage into their own hands and have developed their own training programs to supply their needs for skilled craft...
August 18, 2015