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.
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Sandy Thistle never considered becoming a carpenter before two of her friends started pursuing careers in the skilled trades.Read More »
In the ongoing quest by construction officials to recruit more women, a group that has historically made a tiny portion of the industry’s workforce, a Wisconsin contractor is trying to reach girls during some of their most impressionable years — while they are still in middle and high school.Read More »
Helena Johnson was in a doublewide operations trailer on a recent Saturday afternoon to cover a safety shift at a construction site at a state college. As was true in her first foray onto a site more than a decade ago, Johnson was there mainly for one reason: She asked.Read More »