NAWIC Knows How to Throw a Party

NAWIC Knows How to Throw a Party

In the month of August, we attended two National Association of Women in Construction events on completely different sides of the world. We began in Anaheim, California, where Procore sponsored the NAWIC AMEC (Annual Meeting and Education Conference) with an exhibitor booth and an after party. I spoke with and gained insight from women involved in every facet of the construction industry. The event was filled with passionate women who have worked well beyond what was required of them to promote the success of women in the construction industry. The following week I flew to Sydney, Australia, where I attended... Read More

Your Groundbreak Day Two Recap – Mike Rowe, Women in Construction, Tan Le and more

Your Groundbreak Day Two Recap – Mike Rowe, Women in Construction, Tan Le and more

Another day at Groundbreak and what a success it was! We kicked the day off right with a keynote from Mike Rowe. He highlighted the importance of the skilled trades and vocational education. Rowe challenged the status quo and argued that we need to encourage people to pursue a career that is meaningful. “Don’t follow your passion, bring it with you.” -Mike Rowe The Women in Construction panel was a hit. It was visibly a relevant and important topic for attendees. We heard from women leaders throughout the industry including: Nancy Novak, National VP of Operations at Balfour Beatty,... Read More

Women in Construction Week Comes to a Close

Women in Construction Week Comes to a Close

This Q&A with Stacey Harris of Consigli Construction wraps up our Women in Construction series for 2017. She expands on her favorite aspects of the job and shares what has been most memorable along the way. Procore recently published a case study highlighting Consigli, a fourth-generation family-owned construction management business that has expanded to Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., Oregon, Maine, Connecticut, and New York. Meet Stacey… Procore: In your opinion, what is the biggest challenge of being a female professional in the construction industry? The biggest challenge is proving to the workforce that you are capable of running... Read More

Tenacity and Confidence are Key, Part 2 of the Women in Construction Interview Series with Jacqueline Hawkins of Wells Construction

Tenacity and Confidence are Key, Part 2 of the Women in Construction Interview Series with Jacqueline Hawkins of Wells Construction

Jacqueline Hawkins, a Project Engineer for Wells Construction, is our second participant in the Women in Construction Series we are publishing this week. This is a three-part series, the first of which can be found here. The third and final article will be issued Friday morning. Meet Jacqueline, a young woman who offers a different perspective on the growing number of women in the construction industry and who gives some insight about her journey in choosing this career path. Jackie Hawkins, Wells Construction. Procore: What led you to choose construction as your career path? When I was little, I really... Read More

Treat Constant Change as the Norm, an Interview with Wendy Lockner of AVB Construction

Treat Constant Change as the Norm, an Interview with Wendy Lockner of AVB Construction

Today kicks off Women in Construction Week, dedicated to highlighting women as a visible component of the construction industry. In honor of the week, we’ve conducted interviews with several women working in construction, all Procore clients, who’ve been gracious enough to share their experiences working in the industry and their advice for other young women aspiring to move in the same direction. The National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) organizes Women in Construction Week, and it’s intended to encourage members and non-members alike, to raise awareness around the opportunities available to women in construction. The first... Read More