Professional Women in Building Week: Workforce Development for Women
The week of September 16th-20th celebrates women as a visible component of the residential construction industry and provides an occasion for members across the NAHB federation to collectively raise awareness of their contributions through activities that promote, enhance and support women within the industry. This year’s theme is Workforce Development for Women in the Industry. Currently, women comprise only 9% of the construction industry, but this percentage is expected to increase to 25% by 2020. For more national stats, including number of female-owned firms, jobs held by women, and much more, view this great infographic and article from BIGRentz.