The largest networking event in the US for Women in Construction takes place at New York Build each year. 

Attend this event to effectively learn and grow your important connections with other AEC and real-estate professionals. Join these women in construction champions as they discuss key issues, opportunities, and major developments across the built environment.

Date: March 3, 2022

Location: Future Construction Track

Time: 2:00pm: Opening Remarks - Hear from our guest speaker Barbara Kavovit, CEO of Evergreen and reality television personality who appeared on The Real Housewives of New York City!

Panel Discussion Time: 2:10pm - 2:50pm

Moderator: Patricia Zugibe, CEO - Holt Construction

Panelists:

  • Doreen Bartoldus, National President - NAWIC
  • Elizabeth Thompson, Vice President & Civil Engineering Practice Lead for Transportation, Metro New York - AECOM
  • Yenisei Bell, Deputy Program Manager - Construction - BRAVO
  • Melissa Steeves, Project Executive, Senior Operational Excellence Manager - Gilbane Building Company
  • Amanda Rogers, Chief of Aviation Construction - The Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Venetta Amory, VP, Director Diversity Equity and Inclusion - Lendlease

Networking Event: 3:00pm - 4:30pm 

Location: Networking Hub

BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

Women in Construction

Help us drive equality across the built environment and become a Women in Construction Ambassador! Our mission is to ensure that everyone in the industry has the opportunity to thrive. 

We welcome anyone of any gender who is passionate about driving change to get involved as an Ambassador. 

  • Use your voice and help us shape the diversity panel discussions by submitting questions you want to see addressed
  • Receive a personalized Ambassador pack to share with your network and show support for diversity 
  • Join the Women in Construction Networking Event as an Ambassador and help inspire others

APPLY TO BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

50% REPRESENTATION OF FEMALE SPEAKERS - A FIRST-EVER AT ANY CONSTRUCTION SHOW! FEMALE SPEAKERS CONFIRMED INCLUDE:

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WHO ATTENDS?

From students and graduates to VP’s and CEOs, connect with other like-minded women as you celebrate the successes and discuss the daily challenges facing female AEC and real-estate professionals. 

In partnership with NAWIC, this session is the place to talk to and connect with architects, contractors, engineers, designers and diversity champions from all across the sector.

Network with fellow professionals and leave feeling inspired by all the diverse stories that make up one of the most exciting industries. 

WHY ATTEND?

This free-to-attend session gives you the opportunity to learn from a panel of industry leaders.

They’ll discuss how they have brought down barriers and paved the way for women working in construction, real estate and design. 

Complete with refreshments, places fill up on a first-come, first-serve basis, so make sure to register for your ticket and arrive early on the day to secure your place at this highly anticipated event. 

VISITORS

Thousands

over 2 days

EXHIBITORS

250+

at NYC's Javits Center

SPEAKERS

300+

across 11 tracks and AIA CES approved workshops

TRACKS & AIA CES WORKSHOPS

11

FREE TO ATTEND

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