Groundbreaking Women in Construction

May 23-24, 2019

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Presented By
Engineering News Record
In Partnership With
Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

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GWIC 2018 was awesome! 

ENR thanks our presenters, attendees and sponsors (see list below) for helping us make this conference the most successful ever. 

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2018 Keynotes!

Jeffery Tobias Halter, Author, Why Women? The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men

This leading business consultant and former diversity strategy director at Coca-Cola will provide thought-leadership on how smart companies can leverage the coming tsunami of women—and engage more men—to boost results!

Ginger Evans, Former Commissioner, Chicago Dept. of Aviation

This veteran aviation industry leader in both the private and public sectors, who has worked globally and now manages one of the world’s busiest airport systems, will inspire emerging professionals in overcoming challenges.

Vicki O’Leary, General Organizer, Ironworkers’ Union

This 32-year union ironworker and national building trades diversity activist will share strategies for attracting and keeping more women on the job site including the union’s trendsetting paid maternity leave policy.

Yvonne W. Forrest, Deputy Director, Houston Water, Dept. of Houston Public Works

Women in construction will always face the unexpected. Hear how a veteran Houston public works executive coped with the huge impact of Hurricane Harvey last year and the management mission ahead to strengthen resilience of one of America's largest water systems. In relating her career choices, she will inspire attendees to meet challenges on the job and in planning their industry path.

Check out the agenda for these great panels: 
"Women Break Barriers in Disruptive Technology" 
"Off Ramps/On Ramps: Keeping Talented Women Engaged"
"Women of Color: The Next Workforce Development Frontier"
"Boss Lady"
"Advancing Women & Engaging Men"
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