Event info- September 30, 2022, Addison IL

Women in Construction Day- Addison, IL


updated date- September 30, 2022

 

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Women in Construction Day- Addison IL

Please be advised that out of an abundance of caution, we've made the decision to postpone the Women in Construction event to the fall of 2022. The event will now be held on Friday, September 30, 2022.

The Northern Michigan University Construction Management program is pleased to announce the NMU Women in Construction Day, a one-day event presented by female professionals in the construction industry. This exciting hands-on career exploration event offers high school students a unique opportunity to discover and experience options that are traditionally viewed as male-oriented. NMU Women in Construction Day is free of charge, limited to 100 participants and is open to all genders.

 

The construction industry has one of the smallest gender wage gaps (91.3%) between women and men, yet women account for only 9.9% of its workforce according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report. NMU Women in Construction Day is designed to allow students to interact with females in the industry to learn more about their story of how they came to this career.

 

Students will complete projects in a safe and well-supervised environment in the areas of graphic technology, woodworking, leadership, and welding. Throughout the day, they will learn from, and interact with, dynamic women working in these areas who are volunteering their time.

 

Stay tuned for registration/re-registration information!

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