Spotlights

2022 Women in Construction: Ruth Yung, EFY Sales, LLC

Why should women consider a career in construction?
There are enormous opportunities for women in the construction industry, from learning a trade to financing a project, from beginning to end, from bottom to top.

2022 Women in Construction: Kim Machado, Holt Construction

Why should women consider a career in construction?
Construction has always been a heavily male dominated industry, but I think we’re finally starting to see a big change. When people think of

2022 Women in Construction: Elaria Turton, KOW Building Consultants

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
This month marks a year since I entered this field and joined my company. So, for me, everything that I’ve learned so far has been a big achievement. I have been

2022 Women in Construction: Crystal Lin, LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
The 10-story, 230,000 s/f new NYC Public Health Laboratory project was unveiled last year. Lucky enough, I’ve been involved in the entire design phase at LERA from the

2022 Women in Construction: Andrea Mignone, Rose Associates

Why should women consider a career in construction?
There are lots of opportunities for growth that you can pursue if you work hard and keep your eyes open. It’s also an industry that draws

2022 Women in Construction: Nicole Jacobson, M/E Engineering, P.C.

What advice would you offer to other women getting into the construction industry?
Be confident…but not overconfident. Your confidence in your

2022 Women in Construction: Theodora Diamantis, Skanska USA Building

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
As Skanska’s cultural and higher education sector lead for Metro New York, I’ve served key clients within the healthcare and life sciences sectors. Over the last 12 months,

2022 Women in Construction: Rebecca Bodine, Bohler

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
My greatest professional achievement this year has been assuming a leadership role and developing my skills as a manager. It has been extremely fulfilling helping my team navigate our

2022 Women in Construction: Sasa McCabe, CTA Architects P.C.

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
The past year brought new challenges with “The Great Resignation.” CTA Architects doesn’t typically have a high turnover rate but we were not

2022 Women in Construction: Ericka Keller, Brisa Builders Corp.

What was your greatest professional achievement or most notable project in the last 12 months?
Ebenezer Plaza is a three-phased project—comprising of 523 units of affordable housing, 40,000 s/f of community facility and 25,000 s/f of commercial/retail, we