CORE PURPOSE: Enhancing the Success of Women In Construction!

The National Association of Women In Construction is one of the largest Women’s organizations in America. Our membership consists of business owners, as well as top management and administrators who are directly responsible for purchasing equipment, suppliers, subcontractors and services.

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The Greater Orlando Chapter was chartered in 1962 as the Orlando/Winter Park Chapter. Through the past, this Chapter has grown to include members from Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Brevard Counties. Our Chapter is a supporting member of ABC, ACT and actively partners with organizations such as the Girl Scouts, Women in Architecture and Habitat for Humanity. 
   As a Chapter we continually support a variety of community service programs and hold regular educational programs for students K-12 to educate our future generations about the construction industry.  Please join us for our membership meeting held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 at Crowne Plaza Downtown Orlando, 304 W. Colonial Dr. Orlando Fl.  Reservation required the Thursday before the meeting in order to provide an accurate headcount for caterer. $27 Members/ $30 Guests.


NAWIC Education Foundation is the education arm of NAWIC.  Their programs are designed to educate our current and future generations of construction industry workers.  Women can earn certifications in Construction Industry Technology, Construction Document Specialist or Construction Bookkeeping .  Additionally programs are offered to introduce our next generation of workers to the construction industry.  Read more about it on our EDUCATION page.




Members in the News
40 under 40
President Debbie Rodriguez named Orlando Business Journal as one of its 40 under 40.  The annual awards honor Central florida's top up and comers and this year the honorees are from a variety of industries ranging from law and fiannce to technology and tourism  and everything in between.  All the honorees will be recognnized at a Nov. 6 event.  










MEMBERS IN THE NEWS 
MAKING THEIR MARK


April Atkins and Brikena Tomasic
are "Rising Star"
Super Lawyers are attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The Greater Orlando Chapter congratulates April Atkins and Briekna Tomasic for recieiving "Rising Star" recognition. 
 
 Read Cindy Spirpoulous article"Are You Prepared for OSHA's Adoption of GHS?" in NAWIC's Image magazine! Article is on page 10.

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All attorneys first go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but meet either one of the Rising Stars eligibility requirements, then go through the Rising Stars selection process
All attorneys first go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but meet either one of the Rising Stars eligibility requirements, then go through the Rising Stars selection process

NAWIC's commitment to education can be seen in a variety of areas. For more than 25 years, the NAWIC Education Foundation(NEF)has offered creative and educational programs for students from grade school to high school. The Foundation's award-winningBLOCK KIDS program, Building Design program and  CAD/Design/Draftingcompetitions introduce students to careers and opportunities in construction. 

 

 

Certifications
Construction is the largest industry in the United States, employing more people than any other single industry.  Over the past two decades, the Construction Industry has experienced many technological advances, which have resulted in more cost-effective construction.  The introduction of the new technologies created a need for the development of construction education and training programs to help up-grade the skills and knowledge of these employed in the industry.

 

NAWIC's commitment to education can be seen in a variety of areas. For more than 25 years, the NAWIC Education Foundation(NEF)has offered creative and educational programs for students from grade school to high school. The Foundation's award-winningBLOCK KIDS program, Building Design program and  CAD/Design/Draftingcompetitions introduce students to careers and opportunities in construction. 

 

 

Certifications
Construction is the largest industry in the United States, employing more people than any other single industry.  Over the past two decades, the Construction Industry has experienced many technological advances, which have resulted in more cost-effective construction.  The introduction of the new technologies created a need for the development of construction education and training programs to help up-grade the skills and knowledge of these employed in the industry.

 
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Upcoming events

16 Jul 2014 • Committee Meeting Location TBD
11 Nov 2014 5:30 PM • CROWNE PLAZA - DOWNTOWN ORLANDO - 304 W COLONIAL DR., ORLANDO, FL



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