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The Importance of Professional Women in Building Joining Forces

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on September 18, 2020 0 Comments
The Importance of Professional Women in Building Joining Forces

As NAHB wraps up its celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week 2020, we asked women in the industry to share their stories about what PWB means to them. Share your own stories on social media with the hashtags #PWBProud and #PWBWeek2020.

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Women in Building Share Unique Business Perspectives

Women in Building Share Unique Business Perspectives

As part of NAHB’s PWB Week 2020, we are recognizing and celebrating the important contributions of women in the residential construction industry and efforts to diversify it. Today’s post examines two women builders with shared experiences in the industry despite being at different places in their careers.

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Many Paths Lead to More Diversity in Residential Construction

Many Paths Lead to More Diversity in Residential Construction

As the demand for skilled workers heats up, looking for new places to find and recruit those workers has expanded beyond conventional paths. With that change comes new entrants into the home building industry, and a more diverse field of workers.

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Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially last year, rising to around 1.2 million and surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment levels. Recruiting and training more females in the skilled trades can help the industry address its labor shortage.

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Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

As part of Professional Women in Building Week 2020, NAHB is highlighting a growing diversity in the home building industry and showcasing student chapters, including a student team from Tuskegee University in Alabama that took the stage at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas and made history — becoming the first all-female, all-African American team in the competition’s near 30-year history.

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Prepare to Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 14-18

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Prepare to Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 14-18

Join the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council Sept. 14-18 for PWB Week 2020, recognizing and celebrating the important contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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NAHB PWB Council Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote

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NAHB PWB Council Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote

The NAHB Professional Women in Building Council celebrates today’s 100th anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting some women the right to vote.

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Several States Pass Laws Regarding COVID-19 Liability Immunity

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Several States Pass Laws Regarding COVID-19 Liability Immunity

Ten states have passed legislation, or have had their governor sign executive orders, granting businesses immunity from civil liability for COVID-19 related lawsuits.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on July 9, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

A group of 14 women building professionals in South Carolina, members of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association, officially launched a new chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council last month in an effort to promote, enhance and support more women in the building industry.

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Taking Steps to Stay on Track for Professional Growth

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on July 6, 2020 0 Comments
Taking Steps to Stay on Track for Professional Growth

NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Council shares how creating a plan for professional and personal growth will help you adapt to changes in the work place.

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