Women comprise 47 percent of the US workforce and comprise only a small percentage of leadership roles within the AEC industry. In the age of #MeToo and Time’s Up, many have said the Future Is Women. But, how do we get there? This dynamic panel of leaders in the design and construction industry will challenge us to not just think about our career paths, training, and development, but to pay equity, develop a work-life balance, and explore how and where we can grow as professionals. To Register, go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-leading-the-way-tickets-43183730701?aff=es2
Executive Breakfast, San Diego River Park Master Plan. In June of this year, the families of Riverwalk Golf Course entered into a partnership with Hines to redevelop the land into a transit oriented mixed-use development. Come learn more about this project by rsvp'ing here: http://nawicsd.org/event/wic-week-executive-breakfast/?tickets_process=
Join like-minded individuals for an empowering breakthrough event that will honor International Women's Day. Through inspiring and liberating stories from the top women in their respective fields we will celebrate the strength of overcoming adversity, turning your pain into your passion and taking 100% ownership of your destiny!
2018 has been named "The Year of the Woman".
RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stories-of-empowerment-international-womens-day-tickets-40412570085?aff=es2
Washington, D.C.: WCOE is presenting its annual Women Build America Conference at the historic and lovely Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. We are privileged to have Linda McMahon, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, as this year’s keynote speaker. This all-inclusive event offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to meet, engage and join forces with business leaders, corporate executives, legislative and policy experts, as well as Congressional and Federal government officials.
For more information, contact Diane Hartfield @ 202.276.0646.
Join AWA+D, AIA-LA Women in Architecture, ASID Pasadena, and NAWICLA as we get in the holiday spirit and celebrate the season with friends and colleagues!
The West Elm Workspace will host us in their gorgeous 2,400 square-foot showroom in DTLA, located inside the historical Collection Building at 527 W. 7th Street. In conjunction with Tangram Interiors, the showroom features a collection of stylized office furnishings designed by West Elm and produced exclusively with Inscape. Join us for a fun and festive night of food, drinks, and merriment! For tickets, go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/awad-wia-asid-pasadena-nawicla-holiday-mixer-tickets-39468615692?aff=ehomecard
No matter where you turn in today’s climate there is a conversation around more women and minorities on boards. From nonprofit boards like NAWBO-LA to commissions to corporate boards - women and minorities are preparing themselves for service. While there is no one pathway to service our subject matter experts will share best practices, personal experiences and lessons learned. They will discuss pathways to board positions for women and minorities, including non-profit and for-profit board experience and expectations. To view the list of experts and for ticket information, go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nawbo-la-women-and-minorities-on-boards-holiday-party-tickets-39468591620?aff=ehomecard
Join AWA+D for our first ever Volunteer Day! We've signed up for two different activities. In order to give more people a chance to give back, please only sign up for one or the other.
6:30AM Cooking Club
1PM Snack Pack Preparation
All ticket donations will go directly to the Downtown Women's Center. Additional details for the day will be emailed to you once you register. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/awad-volunteer-day-at-downtown-womens-center-tickets-37292930158?aff=es2
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is offering a free six-week Small Contractor Boot Camp that will provide informational seminars on how to bid on the District’s $9.5 billion Building Program projects, and become more familiar with public contracting in general.
The Boot Camp will be held Every Wednesday from October 11th through November 15, 2017, from 5:30-8:00 p.m., at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 400 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015
The District has a 30% Local, Small, Emerging, or Disabled Veteran Business (LSEDV) Participation Goal on all BuildLACCD Program Contracts. There are many contracting opportunities for LSEDV firms through BuildLACCD.
The District also has contracting opportunities through the Facilities and Planning Department for all trades ranging from $100k - $1M that will be covered during the Boot Camp.
Please register for the Boot Camp via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buildlaccd-fall-2017-small-contractor-boot-camp-tickets-36075199894?aff=es2 or fill out the attached application and email to LSEDVinfo@build-laccd.org
Are you ready to be inspired, network with likeminded professional women, and learn applicable skills for an immediate impact on your ability to be a resilient, effective leader?
Join Mount Saint Mary’s Center for the Advancement of Women and more than 450 professional women for a day-long event featuring cutting edge leaders of industry who will provide executive training, strategies and best practices to better prepare you on your personal and professional journey to be a more successful, resilient leader. Why do we need resilience? Whatever your “stage” — be it the classroom, a boardroom, a nonprofit or an elected office, resiliency is an essential skill for leadership. By learning resilience, you will find it easier to stay grounded, bounce back more readily from difficult situations, and harness the successes that propel your career forward.
REGISTER HERE: https://securelb.imodules.com/s/163/index.aspx?sid=163&gid=1&pgid=1209&cid=2445
Access to over $150 Billion of viable public works projects, Face to face time with over 30 of California’s top-performing General Contractors, Information on traditional and alternative project delivery methods, Key resources and tools provided by city, county and public entities.
Learn more here: www.calconexpo.com
The Los Angeles Business Journal is excited to host the annual Los Angeles Women's Summit. Our attendees will have an opportunity to network, gain wisdom, and be inspiredby local female executives sharing their expertise in the morning forum. The afternoon portion of the event will be highlighted by the Awards Luncheon, where we will be honoring the outstanding achievements in business by women throughout Los Angeles County. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-womens-summit-tickets-29907863224?aff=es2
In celebration of our 95th year, AWA+D’s symposium entitled IMAGINING LA draws inspiration from the rich history of women who have imagined the future for Los Angeles. Never has it seemed more vital to remember the role women have played in building our metropolis and to amplify our ideas for LA’s evolution in the 21st century.
MPCC partners invites you to an outreach event to engage DBE firms for teaming opportunities for construction management support services on the Metro Purple Line Section 3 Project.
You are invited to join Skanska and the LA Mayor's Office of Economic Development to learn successful strategies to find contract opportunities. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jump-start-your-business-with-public-works-tickets-33719723601
Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) took San Francisco by storm last year as the 13th annual event SOLD OUT with more than 350 attendees! Women learned about key industry trends and needed skills, made new connections, and inspired one another to pursue career growth with renewed zest and passion.
Relationships are vital in construction. So in returning to San Francisco for the 14th annual GWIC conference this year, we are meeting your requests for more opportunities to network with other construction peers and leaders who are achieving in industry careers—women and men. Join us in May as GWIC helps you Grow Your Network + Build Your Performance! Learn how to hone essential skills to be better team members, leaders and mentors, and share your own best practices for building respect and influence in your day-to-day professional lives. For more information, go here: http://www.gwicconf.com/
The Public Private Partnership (P3) model is fast becoming a potential solution to address aging infrastructure and new capital projects for government, educational and institutional clients. The P3 process requires engagement and collaboration among the end-user, financial partners, design-build team, and community stakeholders. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/p3-development-what-am-i-getting-myself-into-tickets-33137359735
The conference is an all-inclusive event, offering guests an unparalleled opportunity to meet, engage and join forces with business leaders, corporate executives, legislative and policy experts, as well as Congressional and federal government officials. View flyer here.
The Women in Construction – West Coast Conference is designed for women in all fields and positions within the construction industry. It provides a forum for women to network, learn, educate, and share ideas. This is a one-of-a-kind conference on the West Coast providing educational panels, professional development, and networking for women in the construction industry. For more information, go here: http://womeninconference.com/registration/
Learn how to start your career in the transportation industry. Meet women who are making things happen and want you to succeed.
- Take the step towards a brighter future.
- Attend the symposium to learn the avenues to success in the industry
- Meet one-on-one with women in the trades at our resource fair
- Experience hands-on exercises for various trades
Join us for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and network with the Prime Contractors who work on Metro's projects. Bring your business cards and company profiles and take advantage of the access this event offers to get to know key representatives from prime contracting companies. Refreshments will be served. RSVP Here: https://metrodeod.wufoo.com/forms/xrfqela1eoaiy7/
LINXS is looking for Small Business Enterprises (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE), Local Small Business Enterprises (LSBE), Local Business Enterprises (LBE) and other diverse businesses interested in opportunities with our team on this important and exciting project. Learn more and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/linxs-networking-event-architecture-engineering-other-services-tickets-31850258982
Caltrans District 7 presents a free Architectural & Engineering (A&E) Calmentor mentor/protégé business matchmaking event. The meeting will provide a networking forum for small architectural and engineering consultant/professional service firms seeking to do business with Caltrans and other public agencies. Mentors consist of experienced firms that volunteer and commit time to help smaller business firms achieve their growth potential. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caltrans-calmentor-meet-greet-for-architectural-and-engineering-firms-tickets-31272156863?aff=ehomecard
Caltrans invites you to increase your business opportunities to perform work with Federal Highway Transportation Projects.
- What is DBE certification
- The California Unified Certification Program (CUCP)
- DBE Certification process and criteria
- You're certified! Now what?
Created through the NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF), the Construction In-dustry Specialist is a certificate program created for those individuals wishing to increase their overall knowledge of the construction industry. This compre-hensive introductory look at the construction industry will prepare the partici-pant for further training and educational opportunities needed in the various construction career pathways.
More information here.
LAWA is excited to launch the next wave of LAMP projects estimated at $1.8 billion of the overall $5.5 billion LAMP Program. Please join us to learn about the current opportunities.
Join us at our Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner on November 16 as we honor a number of our transportation leaders and celebrate the next generation of transportation professionals.