National Association of Women in Construction
NAWIC has a diverse membership and more than 150 chapters, with chapters in almost every U.S. state. Since 1996, NAWIC has seen its Core Purpose grow worldwide and has International Affiliation Agreements with the Canadian Association of Women in Construction, NAWIC-Australia, NAWIC-New Zealand, NAWIC-United Kingdom and South African Women in Construction. In NAWIC’s 58 years of service to its membership, the Association has advanced the causes of all women in construction, from tradeswomen to business owners.
Women Contractors Association
As leaders in the industry, the WCA is committed to the advancement of women in the construction arena through education, support and networking.
Women Construction Owners & Executives
Dedicated to creating a level playing field for women-owned firms in the construction industry, WCOE is proud to represent large and small woman-owned firms as well as executive women in policy making positions with some of the largest corporations in the country.
Professional Women In Construction
PWC is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing professional, entrepreneurial and managerial opportunities for women and other "non-traditional" populations in construction and related industries. With 6 chapters and over 1,000 members, PWC serves a constituency of close to 15,000, representing a broad spectrum of the industry. As its mission, PWC encourages and advances the goals and interests of woman and minority owned businesses.
Project Management Institute
PMI's construction industry portal with many female members
National Association of Black Women in Construction
Founded to increase the national awareness of African American women in the construction industry. The charge of the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) is to advocate for Black women to further opportunity for its membership. We advance the NABWIC mission, with our core foundation strengthen, by the building blocks of new educational, entrepreneurial, professional and social network connections.
Tradeswomen Inc is California's first organization for women in the trades. They build community among the growing numbers of women in blue collar, skilled craft jobs, and have three goals: 1) Recruit more women into building and construction trades, 2) Promote retention of women in the trades, 3) Develop tradeswomen's capacity for leadership and career growth, on the job and in their unions.
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., (OTI) is dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship. OTI was founded on the principles that women deserve and can attain economic self-sufficiency through pursuing careers in the building, mechanical, electrical, and utility trades while helping and encouraging the trades industry build up a diverse workforce.
Chicago Women In Trades
CWIT provides support, advocacy, and education to tradeswomen; works to increase training for women and girls to enter nontraditional jobs; provides technical assistance to employers, unions, and other tradeswomen groups; documents trends in the nontraditional workplace; and advocates for improved policies and practices that support women's access to nontraditional training and jobs, as well as success and safety on the job.
Hard Hatted Women
Accelerating women's advancement in high demand careers. Since 1979, Hard Hatted Women (HHW) has engaged industry and community leaders to match women who need lifelong careers with employers who need a qualified, skilled workforce. Our work engages women and girls in critical STEM pathways (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that strengthen the economic competitiveness of communities and the financial security of families.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
CLUW adopted four basic goals of action: to promote affirmative action in the workplace; to strengthen the role of women in unions; to organize the unorganized women; and to increase the involvement of women in the political and legislative process.
Washington Women in Trades Association
The Washington Women in Trades Association was founded in 1978 by and for women working in the trades to gather and share information. We Facilitate Access for Women in the Skilled Trades. We Educate, Promote and Celebrate.
West Virginia Women Work
West Virginia Women Work strives to help women in West Virginia earn a living wage. WVWW is a statewide nonprofit organization that supports and advocates for the education, employment and economic equity for all women. They achieve this goal through a comprehensive program of recruitment, training, referrals, placements, networking, advocacy, retention activities and public workshops. The primary focus of the organization’s activities has been to help women explore, train and secure employment in nontraditional occupations, especially the skilled trades.
Vermont Works for Women
VWW works to address the needs of women in Vermont to earn a livable wage and to succeed despite numerous personal, educational and economic barriers to employment. They work to educate and support women and girls about the wide array of nontraditional career opportunities available to them, including building trades, renewable energy and efficiency, and law enforcement.
Missouri Women in Trades
MOWIT is dedicated to increasing opportunities for women in trades and nontraditional occupations and helping women access those careers. Our programs support women currently in the trades, assist aspiring tradeswomen access their chosen career and inspire girls just starting to develop their identities.
Society of Women Engineers
SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. Founded in 1950, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach and advocacy activities, and much more.
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