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All-Female Built Home Taking Shape in Utah

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All-Female Built Home Taking Shape in Utah

Women in all aspects of the home building industry have come together for what is believed to be the nation’s first home built by an all-female skilled labor team in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

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NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

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NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

The National Housing Endowment and the Skilled Labor Fund provide funding to HBAs for workforce development initiatives such as skilled trades training programs, local career fairs and construction management education.

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Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

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Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

An 18-wheeler with eight skilled trade simulators was designed to introduce students to a career in the skilled trades and job opportunities in South Carolina.

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Asheville HBA’s Parade of Homes Inspires Member-to-Member Partnerships

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Asheville HBA’s Parade of Homes Inspires Member-to-Member Partnerships

Every year, the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) hosts a Parade of Homes event: a chance for AHBA members to showcase their home construction talents to the community. Builder members at the HBA also compete for top recognition in the event’s award categories, including the Asheville HBA Motto Award, which honors the Builder who works with the most Associate members on his or her home construction project.

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The Importance of Professional Women in Building Joining Forces

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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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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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Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

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Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

The IBS Ambassador Program is an exclusive opportunity for NAHB members to get the behind-the-scenes scoop of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Learn how to become an ambassador for the 2021 IBS.

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HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

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HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

NAHB Education has adapted quickly to the shifting learning landscape and began offering its intensive, full-day designation courses — such as those for the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) professional designation — on a virtual platform.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

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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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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

As more business is conducted online, HBAs are getting creative with how they engage with members. From Zoom meetings to virtual happy hours and coffee chats, online gatherings are a powerful channel to keep communications flowing within HBA communities.

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