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NAHB Professional Women in Building Announce Councils of the Year

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Announce Councils of the Year

The NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council recently awarded three Council of the Year Awards to PWB councils at the California Building Industry Association, the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, and the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines.

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Register to Participate in Upcoming Winter Leadership Virtual Meetings

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Register to Participate in Upcoming Winter Leadership Virtual Meetings

NAHB members, delegates to the Leadership Council and members of the Board of Directors can now register to participate in NAHB’s Winter Leadership Virtual Meetings, being held Jan. 25-29.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of David S. Compo and Family

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NAHB Mourns Passing of David S. Compo and Family

NAHB mourns the loss of long-time member David S. Compo, the 2020 president of the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan, his wife, Michele, and their son, Dawson, who died in a plane crash in their home state on Jan. 2.

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Watch Video Highlights from the 2020 Fall Leadership Meeting

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Watch Video Highlights from the 2020 Fall Leadership Meeting

View highlights of the 2020 Fall Leadership Council Meeting on nahb.org.

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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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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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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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