NAWIC Sacramento receives national recognition furthering the NAWIC mission of amplifying the success of women in the construction industry.

The Sacramento chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction was recognized at the national level for exemplary contributions and communications efforts during the 2021 Women In Construction Week, as well as individual member recognition as Emerging Professionals to watch in the construction industry. The announcements were made during the annual NAWIC National Conference in August.   Contributions to #WICWEEK2021 The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local chapters to give back to their communities,” says Agata Krasniewska, President of NAWIC Sacramento. “WIC [...]

By |2021-08-19T13:51:52-07:00August 19th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

Lindsey Rowe Parker- NAWIC Sacramento Member Receives a Marketing Star Award within the Pacific Northwest Region.

Lindsey Rowe Parker- NAWIC Sacramento Member Receives a Marketing Star Award within the Pacific Northwest Region.  With 15 years of experience representing top-tier global brands in marketing communications, Lindsey has a unique yet broad set of skills in this space. From extensive experience in client relations, public relations & communications, digital marketing, celebrity activations to ensuring cohesive brand identity across all channels. As the Marketing Director for Rowe Fenestration, Lindsey manages all marketing and communications initiatives. Rowe Fenestration offers a strategic combination of product selection and design support to architects, commercial contractors, glazing contractors, and other professionals in the [...]

By |2021-05-10T16:22:21-07:00May 10th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC Sacramento Receives 1st Place within the Pacific Northwest Region for organizing WIC week.

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrated Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 7-13, 2021. NAWIC’s mission is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry.  The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local chapters to give back to their communities," says Agata Krasniewska, President of NAWIC Sacramento. "WIC Week provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the country to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize the growing [...]

By |2021-04-19T06:47:49-07:00April 19th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC stands against hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Dear NAWIC members, We are troubled by the recent rise in hate crimes against our Asian American and Pacific Islander neighbors. Since the National Association of Women in Construction began, it has stood for those who are underrepresented, unheard and discriminated against. It is our duty and responsibility to continue to do so and speak up for communities who are treated differently based on their ethnicity, race, gender, or any reason. NAWIC stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. We mourn the lives lost due to racism and prejudices and we offer our support to [...]

By |2021-03-25T10:33:54-07:00March 25th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC Sacramento Celebrates 59th Anniversary

"For almost 60 years NAWIC Sacramento has enhanced careers for women working within the Construction industry in the Sacramento region. At one point in time, our chapter was one of the largest chapters in the entire US." says Agata Krasniewska, President of NAWIC Sacramento. "I became inspired and started to participate in rebuilding NAWIC Sacramento Chapter after I met one of the construction industry experts from Sacramento who shared with me her experiences of how she was at the beginning of her career and participated in the creation of another professional networking group within the Sacramento region back in [...]

By |2021-03-25T10:37:00-07:00March 24th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

Female Disruptors: Agata Krasniewska and Karen Conrod of NAWIC On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

Agata: Be in charge of your own career. No matter whether you are a student trying to enter an industry or an industry veteran. No one would be a better champion of your person than yourself. An advice that I received was to join various professional networking groups, find one that suits you the most and get involved. Building your own network and having a mentor is crucial for a successful career. It takes a lot of work and effort to build your own network yet it is definitely worth it. Karen: Never stop learning. Always look for things [...]

By |2021-03-23T07:46:13-07:00March 23rd, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

2021 WIC Week Success for NAWIC Sacramento

We made it through WIC Week! What an impactful week for not only our chapter but for our industry as a whole! Thank you to our WIC Week Committee for organizing our events: Dona Lisa Buschmann, Liz Romo, Karen Carr, Brianna Falor, Amy Pearce, Marsha Perry Taras & Lindsey Rowe Parker! PROCLAMATIONS Thanks to your hard work, we received the following proclamations! Counties: Yolo, Yuba Cities: Elk Grove, Folsom, Lincoln, Rancho Cordova Roseville, West Sacramento, Wheatland, Woodland Check out our interview in Comstock's Magazine Catch Karen Conrod's Proclamation Acceptance in Yolo County Watch President and VP [...]

By |2021-03-25T10:38:35-07:00March 13th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC Sacramento Releases “Careers in Construction” Virtual Panel

No matter what your interests or passions, there is a career for you in construction! Hear from the women of the Sacramento Chapter of NAWIC on their careers, how they got into the industry, and what it means to be in construction. There is more than what meets the eye! Join NAWIC for mentorship, networking, and education as you build your future in construction! WATCH NOW>>

By |2021-03-25T10:38:22-07:00March 8th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

Changing the Skyline: How the National Association of Women in Construction is attracting women to a historically male-dominated field

Women make up less than 10 percent of workers in the construction industry, one of the services that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deemed “essential” during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Association of Women in Construction sees opportunities in that gap. Through mentorship programs, outreach and events such as Women in Construction Week (held March 7-13 this year), NAWIC hopes to attract more women to construction careers and support those who are already in the industry. Comstock’s spoke to Agata Krasniewska and Karen Conrod, president and vice president, respectively, of the Sacramento chapter of NAWIC, about challenges and opportunities for women in their [...]

By |2021-03-25T10:38:01-07:00March 7th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC Sacramento To Highlight Opportunities for Women in Construction

Women in Construction (WIC) Week is a national event held March 7-13, 2021 SACRAMENTO, CA - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Sacramento chapter will celebrate Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 7-13, 2021. WIC Week is celebrated at the national level throughout the entire industry. Women working in construction numbered 1.5 percent of the entire U.S. workforce and now make up 9.9 percent of the construction industry in the United States.* “NAWIC is all about breaking barriers and removing roadblocks,” says Agata Krasniewska, NAWIC Sacramento President and CFMA Sacramento Member. “By highlighting women in the construction [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:18:50-08:00February 10th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments
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