Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) 2018 will again take San Francisco by storm, with expected attendance to exceed last year’s SELL-OUT! Just added: Welcome Reception on Monday, May 14. Network and make connections before the conference starts!
View video clip below showing the excitement of conference speakers, panels and attendee interactions.
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, 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.