Who wants to work at a desk job when you can work outdoors with your hands (and with the help of power tools!)? Constructing something from nothing provides a great feeling of accomplishment. You can’t help but be proud of what you do. And who wouldn’t want to drive a bulldozer at least once in their lifetime?


Women in Construction

“The intent and goal of Women in Construction, Inc is to help women in architecture, engineering, construction, the trades, real estate, lawyers, and consultants build skills and develop relationships that will help both their firms and themselves in their continued success. To fulfill the organization’s purpose, the group organizes an annual conference dedicated to empowering women in the industry.

In addition to the substantive programs held during the conference, there are opportunities to acquire new skills while networking with industry professionals.”


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Women in Asphault

“Women of Asphalt Council is a national coalition which supports women in all aspects of the asphalt industry through mentoring, education, and advocacy, and by encouraging women to seek careers in the asphalt industry.
Vision Statement

We lead and inspire women in the asphalt industry.
Goals of Women of Asphalt Council

To foster and promote mentoring and networking opportunities for women in asphalt
To create professional development opportunities for women in asphalt through education and training
To advocate for women in the asphalt industry
To encourage other women to join the asphalt industry”


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