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  WOMEN & MINORITIES IN CONSTRUCTION WEEK 2018



A Special Feature of DJC.COM
March 8, 2018


Inclusiveness: We've taken steps, but have only started the journey
More inclusive teams make more informed decisions, resulting in better business results, which attract even more diverse people and points of view.

By ANITA MCGILLIE
Skanska





WIC Week elevates women's role
in construction industry

For more than 55 years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the employment opportunities that exist in construction, while also giving them the chance to network, take advantage of educational opportunities, mentor or find a mentee, and make a difference in their communities.

By MELANIE DEITCH
PCL Construction Services









Mentors are crucial in a tough industry
Every woman must navigate the industry on her own terms to find what works best for her.

By SARA ANGUS
Lease Crutcher Lewis



















WSDOT wants to tweak DBE program
to get more African Americans firms

The Washington State Department of Transportation says a 2017 disparity study showed that African American-owned businesses are significantly underused in its DBE program compared to other socially and economically disadvantaged groups.

By JOURNAL STAFF




Advertisers:

BnBuilders
(www.bnbuilders.com)

Construction Industry Training Council of Washington
(www.citcwa.otg)

GLY
(www.gly.com)

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters
(www.nwcarpenters.org)



Special section team

Section editor: Benjamin Minnick

Section design: Jeffrey Miller

Web design: Lisa Lannigan

Advertising: Matt Brown


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