Boston – Shawmut Design and Construction recently hosted a breakfast in partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to celebrate the conclusion of National Women in Construction Week.
The event, held at Shawmut’s Boston office, brought together more than 150 trade professionals and executives to honor women as a visible component in the construction industry.
The breakfast started with remarks from the firm’s CEO, Les Hiscoe, and the president of NAWIC Boston, Carlie Biron. Additional highlights of the morning included panel discussions about career development and advancing women within the industry with Shawmut’s vice president, Sharon Cadman; chief people officer, Marianne Monte; chief marketing and strategy officer, Emma van Rooyen; and board member, Kim Bishop.
“At Shawmut, we are committed to growing a diverse, people-centric company culture that amplifies the voices of women in the industry,” said Hiscoe. “We are proud to wrap-up National Women in Construction Week with a celebration of our female leaders across the country.”
Shawmut employees and guests also worked to raise funds and donations for Dress for Success, a worldwide charity aiming to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help women thrive both professionally and personally.