Procore's Women in Construction Initiative Expands with Impactful Month of Events

Procore's Women in Construction Initiative Expands with Impactful Month of Events

October was an exciting and impactful month for Women in Construction. We reached a membership milestone with more than 2,000 people joining us in our effort to educate, engage, and empower, and we launched our inaugural Empower Series. On October 19th, Fatima Howes, Platform Technical Product Manager participated in a panel at WCOE’s Annual Leadership Conference in San Francisco. Her panel, entitled “Building the Future - Tap into the Latest Technology and Construction Trends,” discussed the value of having a single source of truth for all of your construction data. The Crystal Vision Awards took place on Friday,... Read More

Procore Supports Girls Build after Mike Rowe Shares a Touching Story

Procore Supports Girls Build after Mike Rowe Shares a Touching Story

Last week, Mike Rowe, the star of Discovery Channel’s ‘Dirty Jobs’ and Procore’s 2017 Groundbreak keynote speaker, joined our CEO, Tooey Courtemanche, in a livestream Q&A about the future of technology and the construction industry. Mike has partnered with Procore on our multi-month Hard Hat Hero campaign. During the live conversation, Mike shared a story about Katie Hughes and her organization Girls Build. Katie had recently been featured on Mike’s show, Returning the Favor, where Mike and Tiny Innovations gifted Girls Build with a new mobile trailer and tools. Sadly, the trailer was vandalized and... Read More

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

On the Job Site with Lyndsay Woods of Harvey Builders

On the Job Site with Lyndsay Woods of Harvey Builders

As part of Procore’s Hard Hat Highway tour, my colleague, Carey Larson had the chance to sit down with Lyndsay Woods, Marketing Coordinator at Harvey Builders. Working from one of Harvey’s Austin, TX jobsites, Lyndsay discussed how she was drawn into the construction field and shared the advice she would give to a young woman looking to pursue a career in construction. Q: How did you initially get into construction? When my dad wasn’t teaching or coaching high school, he was a roofer. I spent a lot of time on the roof with him in the summers.... Read More

Introducing the Women in Construction Empower Series

Introducing the Women in Construction Empower Series

We are proud to introduce Procore’s Empower Series, kicking off with two events in October. Inspired by our Women in Construction initiative, these events will be multi-faceted, thought-leadership summits. The intent is to encourage conversation around the future of the construction industry, diverse workforces, and labor force challenges the construction industry faces. There will be a panel of speakers, an interactive workshop, and many opportunities to network with forward-thinking leaders and construction professionals. This series will cover how we can work to increase the number of women in the construction workforce, how to motivate a diverse team and impact... Read More