Articles by tag: Women in construction
Building Better Pathways to Advance Opportunities
How many schools did you consider when deciding what college to attend, if you went that route? Twenty, ten, five, or two? Maybe you already knew the one you would attend from the start. But guess what? There are almost 4,000 schools, including branch campuses, where you can earn an undergraduate degree in the U.S. […]
Receiving Your Smoker
“Receiving Your Smoker” is part one of J&R Manufacturing’s five part series. “Receiving Your Smoker” details the process for uncrating your smoker. After uncrating, raise up your unit to max height on a pallet jack or high enough on a forklift to use the proper equipment to screw on your castors or wheels.
Starting Your First Fire
“Starting Your First Fire” is part two of J&R Manufacturing’s five part series. You want to begin with kindling or firestarter. Then set your logs in a way that allows your fire to breathe and grow. As J&R Manufacturing always says, there is no hurry up in barbecue, so it will take some time.
Women in Construction Spotlight Series Featuring Michelle Luce-Gilson
Females encompass only 14 percent of the construction industry’s employees. However, that number is only expected to grow as women take on more engineering and leadership roles. What is it like to work in the construction industry as a female leader, and how can other women make a career in this industry? On today’s episode […]
VCC Honors Women in Construction During Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month, which kicks off each March after its official designation in 1987, is a great time to recognize the importance and value of women in the workforce. Construction is one industry striving to welcome more women into its field. As of 2020, women comprised only 9% of the construction industry. Celebrating its 35th […]
Connecting Workers in Construction with New Opportunities
Racism and bias still impact most industries. The construction industry is no different, but many leaders in the industry are taking a stand. Di-Ann Eisnor, Co-founder and CEO of Core, a technology platform that supports the construction workforce, shared what’s happening right now to combat racism and bias in construction. What does racism look like […]
Flintco Forward: The Challenges and Advantages of Being a Woman in Construction
Bhavna Nim, Sarah Nario, and Alex Janota are just three of Flintco’s many female professionals succeeding in the heavily male-dominated construction industry. On this episode of the Flintco Forward podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with these three successful women to discuss their different pathways to a career in construction and offer advice for the […]