Women In Construction

The Construction Institute Announces Speakers for the 2024 Women Who Build Summit

East Hartford, CT – The Construction Institute recently announced the speakers for its 2024 Women Who Build Summit. The theme this year is “Unstoppable” and the event is open to the public.

The Women Who Build Summit celebrates an inspiring day of educational presentations, motivational stories, confidence-boosting interactions, and networking opportunities. The event brings together women and men to celebrate, to explore, to connect, to share, and to inspire the innovators and glass-ceiling breakers of tomorrow.

This year’s summit takes place on March 26-27 at UMass Amherst. A networking reception will take place on March 26. The conference will include keynotes, breakout sessions, and an interactive workshop on March 27.

The 2024 speakers include:

  • Emily Barna, Amenta Emma Architects
  • Julie Brown, JBBD, Inc
  • Corren Collura, Dellbrook|JKS
  • Laura Cruickshank, University of Connecticut
  • Carolina Cudemus-Jones, Smith College
  • Cathy DeFrances-Vittorio, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc
  • Amy Dunn, Dunn Talent Consulting
  • Deborah Fennick, Fennick McCredie Architecture
  • Valerie Fletcher, Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Janine Helwig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Kate MacDougall, e2 engineers
  • Karri May, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • Janice Narowski, Consigli
  • Katy O’Donohoe, Fennick McCredie Architecture
  • Vicki O’Leary, Ironworkers International
  • Karin Patriquin, Patriquin Architects
  • Erik Sanford, Dellbrook|JKS
  • Melissa Sheffy, Network Interiors, Inc
  • Jody Staruk, Consigli
  • Trey Zaharek, e2 engineers

The Construction Institute is a nonprofit organization of diverse AEC professionals dedicated to creating a learning and dynamic industry landscape. To register for the conference, visit construction.org.