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803, 2021

NAWIC Sacramento Releases “Careers in Construction” Virtual Panel

March 8th, 2021|NAWIC|

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>>

703, 2021

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

March 7th, 2021|NAWIC|

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 […]

1002, 2021

NAWIC Sacramento To Highlight Opportunities for Women in Construction

February 10th, 2021|NAWIC|

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 […]

1401, 2021

Member Spotlight: Carrie Bushman, Cook Brown, LLP

January 14th, 2021|NAWIC|

Carrie Bushman is currently a Partner at Cook Brown, LLP.

Carrie is tenacious, energetic, and effective in the protection of employer and management rights and interests.

In her labor and employment law practice, she is particularly known for her work in prevailing wage and apprenticeship law, traditional labor law, labor arbitration, wage and hour law, wrongful termination, sexual harassment prevention training, and other employment discrimination matters. She also advises employers on a variety of personnel matters, including family and medical leave issues, disability accommodation, employee handbooks, background checks, drug testing, discipline, and terminations.

Prior […]

3012, 2020

NAWIC Sacramento Wins CFMA Award

December 30th, 2020|NAWIC|

NAWIC SACRAMENTO RECEIVES THE PARTNER ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION SACRAMENTO CHAPTER

CFMA Sacramento recognizes the contributions of the Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction, paving the way for women in the construction 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. “We could not have […]

610, 2020

Construction jobs were among the fastest-growing for women

October 6th, 2020|NAWIC|

Construction jobs were among the fastest-growing for women from 2015 through 2019

According to a new report, the number of women in the position of construction manager increased 101% from 49,400 to 99,400, making that the third fastest-growing job for women overall.

Other construction jobs that drew a significant number of women were construction and maintenance painters (up 64% from 32,600 to 53,300) and construction laborers (up 50% from 47,800 to 71,800).

The number of women who chose careers as civil engineers also increased by 46% from 45,400 to 66,000. Read more here.

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