Training for technical careers is reflecting more diversity, but we are not seeing the same trend in the design and construction industry. This interactive session is part of a continuing conversation about the current state of leadership. The diverse team of presenters will provide statistics and findings from ASHE surveys that have focused on equity issues. The goal is to share experiences, concerns, and strategies for a diverse workforce and how to engage the best and brightest talent.
Review statistics of women and minorities in the construction field.
Discuss benefits and challenges to attain equity in leadership roles.
Engage attendees in select topics regarding workplace challenges.
Report out to the group a summary of individual tabletop discussions to evaluate alignment.