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Diversity and Inclusion

Women in Construction: A Conference to Educate and Empower

Date: 9:00am - 6:00pm PDT April 27 Location: Portland White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97209

Portland White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97209

Agenda:   

The morning half of the event will consist of three separate speaker panels who will present for one hour on each of the following topics:

  • Hot Topics in Construction Law
  • What To Do When Your Construction Project Goes Off the Rails
  • The Construction Workforce Pipeline


Lunch will be catered by Bienestar Recetas Para Exito, a non-profit caterer who supports job skills training and whose profits support transition and affordable house.

At the lunch hour, there will be a short presentation on the Opening Doors Project, an education reentry program with pre-apprenticeship training at Oak Creek Juvenile Women’s Facility. A key note speaker is also under consideration. The lunchtime speaker will be Dr. Roberta Hunte of Portland State University. Dr. Hunte will be speaking on the history of women and women of color in the construction industry. Her dissertation was used as the basis for the award-winning short film Sista in the Brotherhood.

After lunch, the conference continues with three more speaker panels who will present for one hour on each of the following topics:

  • Building Your Network 
  • Equity and Addressing Intersectionality
  • The Next Generation of Bosses

The day concludes with a networking reception.

 

For registration and more information, please visit: uoalumni.com/womeninconstruc

 

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    Diversity and Inclusion is located in room 257A of Templeton Campus Center on the undergraduate Campus.

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    Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
    Janet Steverson
    Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence
    Email: jws@lclark.edu
    Voice: 503-768-6667

    Program Manager for the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion/Executive assistant to the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
    Bruce Taft Jr., BA’ 15
    Email:brucetaft@lclark.edu 
    Voice: 503-768-7063






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