For those interested in learning how they can support women in construction or for women looking for support and guidance themselves, check out these great organizations:
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is a national organization that exists to support women in construction and other trades with development opportunities, education, networking, and leadership training.
Non-Traditional Employment for Women (NEW) is a New York City based organization that offers a two-month apprenticeship program for women looking to work in the construction field.
Women in Construction Operations (WiOPS) is a Southern California organization committed to the advancement of women in construction operation positions and the mentoring of future women leaders in the industry.
Women in Non Traditional Employment Roles (WINTER) is a non-profit work development program based out of East Los Angeles whose mission is to “train, educate, and prepare women and youth for transformative careers in the construction industry.”
Be on the lookout for other organizations near you!
HiVis Supply supports women in the construction industry and we’d love to hear from you. How can we continue to help pave the way for a brighter and more prosperous future for women in the trades? We’d love to hear your feedback on women’s safety apparel and what can be improved further.
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