Meet the women of Construction Business Owner’s 2019 Outstanding Women in Construction & learn how they are helping drive the industry forward
Monday, November 11th, 2019
This industry is changing. For some, that truth is hard to stomach. But others are leaning in, no holds barred. The construction leaders of tomorrow are welcoming tech adoption, alternative methods for project delivery, and other changes with open arms. They’re also looking to a labor force that has historically been underrepresented as a way to alleviate the ongoing skills shortage.
Currently, women represent only 9% of the construction workforce. In the field, that statistic has an even starker contrast: For every 100 men on the job site, there is only one woman. However, many of the women who go to work in construction every day do so with the drive and a vision for a more diverse and more inclusive workforce.
In the following pages, we’ve highlighted 20 of those women. CBO’s Outstanding Women in Construction drew nearly 200 nominations from industry leaders for women working in the office, in the field, and everywhere in between, all over the United States and in myriad sectors of the industry.