2019 GWIC Presentations

Token Advance or True Experience: Removing the Qualifier to Gain Parity
Moderator: Kristen Sylva, Autodesk
Panelists: Cathy Orquiola, PCL Construction
Lucy Villanueva, DPR Construction
Jacqueline Dompe, JLL

Why LGBTQ+ Issues Matter
Facilitator: Scott Blair
Panelists: Melody Ablola, Arup
Elena Anaya, Turner Construction Company
Monique Cardenas, Suffolk Construction
Mykka Ellis, Ironworkers’ Union, Local 86, Seattle

Learn the Key Steps to Advance Your Career
Presenter: Ted Lower, LVNV Group
Supplemental Material

Women in the Workplace Research: Diversity as a Business Imperative
Presenter: Shannon Peloquin, McKinsey & Co., San Francisco
Workplace STUDY

Skilled Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Promoting Better Lives for Women
Moderator: Nani Noverita, Metal Lathers Union, Local 46, NYC
Panelists: Kathleen Culhane, Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW)
Carol Cool, Women in Skilled Trades
Karen Dove, Apprenticeship & Non-Traditional Employment for Women (ANEW)
Vicki O’Leary, Ironworkers International

Career Path Mapping
Presenter: Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group

Motivating People in Today’s Pop Culture World
Moderator: Nancy Whitworth, McCownGordon Construction 
Panelists: Lindsey Broderick, ZFA Structural Engineers
Taylor Brenner, McCown Gordon Construction
Jennifer Miles, DPR Construction
Anne Robertson, University of California-Berkley

Rolling the DICE: Industry’s New AEC Diversity and Inclusion Alliance
Presenters: Silvia Siqueria, Hilti North America
Ashley Ruiz, McKinstry
Carol Guerrero, Lendlease

Bridges To Prosperity
Keynote: Avery Bang, Bridges to Prosperity
Video Content

Looking Back-Looking Forward: How Far Have we Come?
Women Pioneers Share Their Stories
Participants: Lorna Tardif, HKA Canada
Rebecca Llewellyn, Payco Specialities
Tracy Young, PlanGrid

#Me-Too 2.0-Moving Past Harassment
Moderator: Maja Rosenquist, Mortenson Construction
Panelists: Monica Ballard, Parallax Education
Diana Plue, Sheats & Baily
Marsha Maytum, Leddy, Maytum Stacy Architects

Breaking the Mold, How to Succeed When You Don’t Fit In
Keynote: Olfa Hamdi, Concord Project Technologies

2019 GWIC Delegates