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Women in Construction Week

March 4 - March 8

Women in Construction week is March 4-8, 2024!

There are two great career-learning experiences planned to celebrate. You do not have to identify as a woman to participate or know if you're interested in construction. Activities include:

Mortenson Virtual Career Panel

Hosted virtually on Tuesday, March 5, 2023, 4:30-5:30 PM via Zoom. Open to all students grades 6-12; unlimited space! Hear from the inspiring women of Mortenson Construction as they discuss what they do and how they found the industry. They will answer questions such as  "Why Construction?" and "What’s your favorite part of your workday?" Find out how to get started in areas such as business, marketing, project management and the trades. Register today!

Swinerton Site Visit

Hosted in person on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 4:30-6:00 pm. The Midland Library site tour hosted by Swinerton is located at: 805 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233. Inspiring construction professionals will give a talk on their career path and what it's like to be a woman in construction. They will also tour the workspace and describe the project. Space is limited. All students welcome, with priority given to students enrolled in the ACE Mentor Program.

Students are welcome to attend one or both experiences (both are outside school hours). Interested students can learn more and sign up hereStudents do not need to identify as female to participate. Come learn from inspiring professionals how they got into the industry and what their jobs are like!

If you have any questions, reach out to Ren at ren@portlandworkforcealliance.org.

Women in Construction Week


March 4
March 8