Spotlights

2024 Women in Construction: Gina Rivera, Professional Women in Construction, NY

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? The possibilities! The industry offers so many opportunities for women and I’m thrilled to be able to provide resources and raise awareness. At PWC, we support and connect women, and

2024 Women in Construction: Laura Blanco Moreno, CTA Architects P.C.

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? I am fortunate to work in a firm that employs predominantly women. Seeing women working at various levels made me feel like part of the industry right away. Diversity in the field

2024 Women in Construction: Shereece Grant, Holt Construction

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? Being a woman in the AEC industry is more challenging than I anticipated, but it’s a challenge that I confront daringly. I’ve never viewed my gender as a disadvantage

2024 Women in Construction: Rose Suriano, Brach Eichler

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? I strive to be a role model to younger women, including my three daughters. I am an active member and mentor in Professional Women in Construction and am proud to support young women with their

2024 Women in Construction: Caren Amicone, Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

What do you like best about being a woman in the AEC industry? The strongest project teams are diverse. When the team has a variety of experiences, views, and problem-solving techniques, it’s a better result. Being a woman in construction

2024 Women in Construction: Cynthia Fels Price, MdeAS

What is your favorite building in New York? My favorite building in NYC is the abandoned City Hall Station at the end of the 6 train line - the vaulted ceilings and skylights are a hidden treat that you don’t expect.

2024 Women in Construction: Elizabeth Frankel, Frankel Connect

What is one of the most exciting developments or innovations impacting the AEC industry right now? One of the most exciting developments impacting the AEC industry right now is the widespread adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM is a digital

2024 Women in Construction: Hanneke Talbot, TRITEC Real Estate Company

What is your favorite building in New York? I am in awe of the change we brought to the Village of Lindenhurst with our development and building of The Wel. Long-time locals and newcomers can experience the joy of living and working in a refreshed Village

2024 Women in Construction: Zoe Grossman Beinhorn, Bright Power, Inc.

What recent project, accomplishment or award are you most proud of? The recent project I am most proud of is the 2050 Grand Concourse project. It’s a transformative LEED Platinum building aimed at revitalizing the Bronx community through sustainable,

2024 Women in Construction: Sandra Torsney, JT Magen

What is your favorite building in New York? One Vanderbilt is one of my favorites. Working on multiple projects there has been transformative. The collaborative atmosphere and diverse professionals I encounter daily make it an inspiring workplace.