Tag: PWB Week

Girl Scouts Project Gets Boost from New Orleans Builders

Girl Scouts Project Gets Boost from New Orleans Builders

Led by its Professional Women in Building Council, members of the HBA of Greater New Orleans are teaming up with a local Girl Scouts of America troop to restore and remodel a dilapidated cabin. Once they’re finished, the troop will use the cabin for its education programs with a particular focus on STEM-related projects (for science, technology, engineering and math).

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Here’s a Free-for-Now Look at PWB Advantages

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Here’s a Free-for-Now Look at PWB Advantages

As we conclude the NAHB Federation’s celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week, sponsored by 84 Lumber, the PWB Council is offering everyone the opportunity to enjoy special members-only benefits.

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Raising Funds and Building Hope

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Raising Funds and Building Hope

When the PWB Council’s first president, Hope Bettilyon, created the original PWB scholarship in 1955, her goal was simple: Collect $1 from each member to begin the tradition of an annual $1,000 scholarship. Today, the PWB’s Building Hope Scholarships are awarded annually to state and local PWB chapters that participate in the council’s annual award programs and membership competitions.

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Women Remodelers: Advancing the Industry

Women Remodelers: Advancing the Industry

From addressing issues challenging today’s remodeling professionals to setting an example for the next generation, women are making their voices heard in remodeling.

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Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

When Army Sgt. Kristy Stringer enrolled in HBI’s Building Construction Technology program at Fort Stewart Army Base, she didn’t hesitate to blaze a few trails in the construction industry.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Week Focuses on Diversifying Labor Force

NAHB Professional Women in Building Week Focuses on Diversifying Labor Force

As NAHB celebrates its annual Professional Women in Building Week, we’re focused on how the industry can diversify its workforce to address the labor shortage issue.

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Help NAHB Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

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Help NAHB Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

The NAHB Federation is once again celebrating Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 17-21, to bring awareness to the vital contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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Focusing on Our Future Leaders

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Focusing on Our Future Leaders

As NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week draws to a close, we take a look ahead to the future and the young women who will one day help lead our industry. PWB, in partnership with NAHB Student Chapters and the Young Professionals Committee, is helping to develop the next generation of female leaders. Through mentoring […]

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Building Hope and Supporting Leaders of the Future

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Building Hope and Supporting Leaders of the Future

We continue to celebrate NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week with a special Throwback Thursday edition, to learn about PWB’s first president, Hope Bettilyon, and the scholarship named in her honor.

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5 Women on the Rise

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on September 20, 2017 3 Comments
5 Women on the Rise

During NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Week, we’re raising the visibility of women in the home building industry. This includes both the trailblazers who have led the way and those who are boldly following in their footsteps. 

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