5:30 PM17:30

Emotional Quotient

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Due to an unforeseen emergency with our speaker, Jacqueline T.D. Huynh, we are postponing our EQ workshop for a later date.  We keep her in our thoughts and wish her a positive outcome.

However, we are still meeting for our Summer Networking Soirée, because when life throws you lemons, you meet and greet with other #womenninconstruction and turn it into a fantastic event!

We appreciate Dr. Giovanna Brasfield and the project team at LINXS for graciously hosting our event.

Parking will run from $10-12 at the Airport Center Parking - Covered Self Park.

Thank you to our awesome sponsor:

Thank you to our event host, LINXS.

Thank you to our event host, LINXS.


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NAWIC Pacific Southwest Forum 2019
to May 4

NAWIC Pacific Southwest Forum 2019

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  • Friday Morning – NEF Testing.  We are required to have 10 people taking a test in order to have it at Forum.  You must have purchased your course & test from NEF.  Please contact Kathy Hope to let her know you are taking test and which one – email: kathy@mandkhvac.com or (702) 263-0746  Deadline is 2/28.

  • Friday Morning – Jobsite tour of Las Vegas Stadium is being coordinated and will be announced shortly.  This will have limited space available. Stay tuned for more info.  There will be a special opportunity for sponsors.

  • Friday afternoon – we have some terrific presenters lined up.  Our topics will include:

    • Gamble in Vegas…Not with Your Company Safety!

    • Get Seen, Selected & Selling

    • Email Etiquette

    • Women in the Trades

  • Friday Evening Hospitality Suite – Going with the Education theme – come dressed in your favorite school attire and have some fun!

  • Saturday Morning –

    • 1st Timers Meeting

    • Ways & Means   (Please let me know if you are interested in having a table)

    • Continental Breakfast

  • Saturday Keynote Presenters –

    • Project Neon and the Promotion of the Women at Kiewitt

    • Analyzing the Good, Bad, and Ugly of Troubled Projects

  • Saturday Day will contain NAWIC Business, Reports, Lunch and so much more

  • Saturday Evening – Awards Banquet – Cocktail Attire

 If you have not registered and/or made your room reservations, please don’t wait.  This is going to be a Forum to not miss.  Your contact person for registration or sponsorship, is Karen Villaceballos (702) 433-1414 or kvillaceballos@westcorcompanies.com


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Project Tour
3:00 PM15:00

Project Tour


“The Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park, or LASED (short for Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District ), is an open-air ETFE-roof-covered stadium and entertainment complex district under construction in Inglewood, CA.

Planned to open in 2020, the stadium will serve as the home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). It is also scheduled to host Super Bowl LVI in February 2022 and the College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2023. During the 2028 Summer Olympics, the stadium is expected to host the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as soccer. Archery will be held on the grounds outside the stadium. 

The project will include the stadium of up to 100,240 seats (including standing room-only seats) and a performance entertainment venue of up to 6,000 seats while reconfiguring the previously approved Hollywood Park plan for up to 900,000 square feet of retail, 800,000 square feet of office space, 2,500 new residential and condo units, a 300-room luxury hotel and 25 acres of public parks, playgrounds, open space, a lake and pedestrian, bicycle and mass-transit access for future services.”

Source: Wikipedia

Visiting a construction site offers a first-hand opportunity to tour the project long before it is open to the public. For #womeninconstruction, you will have a glimpse of how it is transformed from design to an actual structure.  Whether you are into the professional services, trades or support services, there is something to be learned here.

Join NAWIC Los Angeles for an exclusive tour of the Inglewood Stadium project!

Stay curious!

Group size is limited to 25 and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.

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Block Kids
2:30 PM14:30

Block Kids

Block kids building competition is an event that is sponsored on the local level by NAWIC chapters and other organizations.

The award-winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create awareness and promote careers in the industry.


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She Negotiates:  The Power of Negotiating Effectively
5:30 PM17:30
7:30 AM07:30

WIC Week Executive Breakfast

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=

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12:00 PM12:00

Stories of Empowerment - International Women's Day

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

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to Mar 7

WCOE Women Build America Conference "Empowered Women...Empower Women"

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.

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6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Mixer w/ AWA+D, WiA, ASID Pasadena and NAWIC LA

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

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5:30 PM17:30

NAWBO LA: Women and Minorities on Boards & Holiday Party

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

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6:30 AM06:30

AWA+D Volunteer Day @ Women's Downtown Center

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

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to Nov 15

Los Angeles Community College District FREE Small Contractor Boot Camp

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

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11:00 AM11:00

2017 Women's Leadership Conference

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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

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7:00 AM07:00

2017 Women's Summit by LA Business Journal

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

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10:00 AM10:00

Imagining LA - 2017 AWA+D Symposium & AWAF Scholarship Awards

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.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imagining-la-2017-awad-symposium-and-awaf-scholarship-awards-tickets-32031155047

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