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Paving the way: Our next generation of women construction leaders

Women in Construction Week is a time to celebrate and raise awareness of women’s contributions to this traditionally male-dominated industry. At the University of Washington, a dynamic cohort of women majoring in construction management within the College of Built Environments are embarking on their journey to enter the construction industry. Their vision, leadership, and determination serve as inspiring examples to other young women considering majoring in CM.

Darlene Septelka, professional teaching fellow in the UW Department of Construction Management, interviewed five women undergrads to share their stories. Meet McKayla Burke, Catherine Dang, Casey Lawler, Rachel Ly, and Frances Ouyang and learn about their journey to the CM major and their internship and extracurricular pathways.

Read the full story at the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

PDF of Women in Construction issue.