PWC hosts virtual Transportation Forum – PANYNJ Outlook; Sponsored by AECOM, Enovate Engineering, and VRH

July 07, 2020 - Owners Developers & Managers

New York, NY On June 24th, Professional Women in Construction (PWC) hosted a virtual panel discussion featuring perspectives from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey capital groups. AECOM, Enovate Engineering, and VRH generously sponsored the morning event.

The panel addressed the impacts of COVID-19 on current operations, construction processes and future planning within the different groups. The discussion was moderated by Áine O’Dwyer, PWC board member and principal & CEO of Enovate Engineering. 

Panelists were:

  • Beth Siegel, deputy director, PATH business & program delivery, PANYNJ
  • Beth Rooney, deputy director, Port Department, PANYNJ
  • Catherine Cronin, aviation program director of redevelopment, PANYNJ
  • Robin Bramwell-Stewart, deputy director, tunnels, bridges & terminals, PANYNJ

In addition to the panel discussion, attendees and panelists had the opportunity to connect with each other directly through online networking and breakout sessions. One of the networking sessions focused on Minority/Women-owned businesses (MWBEs) looking to work on PANYNJ projects. Participants learned about doing business with the Port Authority and programs specifically geared towards MWBEs, including diversity goals and the Mentor-Protégé program.

PWC is continuing to provide events and opportunities for our community to connect online. Learn more at https://www.pwcusa.org/.

PWC New York is the founding chapter of Professional Women in Construction (PWC), a national nonprofit organization founded in 1980 that seeks to support, advance, and connect women and promote diversity within the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC) and related industries. Membership is open to professional women and men, private companies and public agencies in construction and allied industries.

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