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Women in Construction

Jun 30, 2023

Daily Reporter names its 2023 Women in Construction honorees

The Daily Reporter will honor 50 groundbreaking women in construction during its annual awards and networking event on Aug. 17 at Discovery World, 500 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee.

Mar 8, 2023

Women in construction build strong foundations with other women during industry celebration

Women in both field and office roles in the construction industry met at an event featuring AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler.

Women in the construction industry
Feb 1, 2023

Women still climbing barriers to break into construction industry

Women in construction has grown in the past few years, but representation in Wisconsin was still very low.

Aug 18, 2022

Daily Reporter honors its 2022 Women in Construction

The Daily Reporter honored 30 visionary women during its fifth annual Women in Construction awards and networking event on Thursday at Discovery World's Pavilion in downtown Milwaukee.

Mar 11, 2022

Women in construction share their experiences during WIC Week event (PHOTOS)

Women in Construction Week 2022, which ran from March 6 to 11, was capped Thursday with a special event at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 7’s offices in Big Bend.

Mar 8, 2022

WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION: Panel discussion to furnish examples of success

The good news for women interested in construction is that the industry is more welcoming to them than ever.

Sep 3, 2021

‘Lean In’ circles help women in construction navigate bias

Bethany Mayer didn't want to go back to work after learning that a fellow ironworker had insinuated that women like her didn't belong there.

Mar 12, 2021

Time to recognize the important role women play in construction

The workplace has been radically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving a critical gap that must be dealt with during America’s comeback: the mass exodus of women from the American workforce.

Oct 30, 2020

Report: Wisconsin lagging in hiring women for construction jobs

A report released Friday finds the share of women working in Milwaukee's construction industry is about half that of the national average.

Aug 19, 2020

Daily Reporter honors its 2020 Women in Construction

The Daily Reporter honored 33 Women in Construction during its second annual event on Aug. 19, 2020.

Aug 22, 2019

Daily Reporter honors Women in Construction

On Thursday, nearly 230 construction professionals attended The Daily Reporter's inaugural Women in the Construction event at Marcus Performing Arts Center in downtown Milwaukee.

Mar 12, 2019

Job sites taking on a new look with more women

Tameeka Gwyn is used to schlepping concrete weighing as much as 60 pounds around a construction site. For Janna Rojas, it's a cinch to carry metal pipes as heavy as 100 pounds going into new plumbing.


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