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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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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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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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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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Taking Steps to Stay on Track for Professional Growth

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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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Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Home builders are embracing technology to help keep their businesses running amid the current COVD-19 pandemic. The use of drones may become more widely used as the industry adapts due to stay at home orders, social distancing, and possible restricted movement even as some state stay orders have lifted.

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

Although it may be the first all-female leadership team for a local home builders association (HBA), the HBA of Greater Des Moines’ executive board brings much more to the table than a singular gender.

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