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2503, 2021

NAWIC stands against hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

March 25th, 2021|NAWIC|

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 […]

2403, 2021

NAWIC Sacramento Celebrates 59th Anniversary

March 24th, 2021|NAWIC|

“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 […]

2303, 2021

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

March 23rd, 2021|NAWIC|

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 […]

1303, 2021

2021 WIC Week Success for NAWIC Sacramento

March 13th, 2021|NAWIC|

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!


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 […]

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 […]

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