2021 Women In Construction Week

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Grand Rapids Chapter #194 is celebrating national Women in Construction week.NAWIC Grand Rapids would like to invite you to our annual Women In Construction Appreciation Virtual Luncheon. Our keynote speakers this year will be Elise Kutt, Owner/Photographer at Mod Bettie & a finalists for the Athena Award, and Rita Brown, CEO at BCC+ & an Award-winning writer.

Elise Kutt will be speaking on “Personal Branding, How to be a Boss in a Man’s World”Elise is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she spent much of her 20’s in a frantic search for adventure as a Chicago location scout and producer for advertising, catalog and film shoots. She has ridden a camel across the Sahara, swam in a cage surrounded by sharks, and scouted for the perfect hot tub to fill with hot chocolate and marshmallows. She is addicted to green juice, dying her hair, everything vintage, and the smell of new school supplies.

Rita Brown will be speaking on “Claiming your Safe & Turning Adversity into opportunity”Rita Brown brings 25+ years of experience, industry excellence to her projects. Brown is an accomplished professional detailer specializing in structural/misc. steel services and a leader in practical and proven diversity/equity business strategies, workforce imperatives and program development. A passionate and proven advocate for parity, opportunity, and advancement for women and minorities, Brown is also an award-winning writer, entrepreneur.

This year we have partnered with Hand2Hand, a local organization that is delivering hope and food every Friday to 7,500 kids in 200 West Michigan Schools (with the help of 120 church partners), ages 3-18, who experience food insecurity. Because this is a Virtual event, we are asking attendees to consider donate to this organization and their wonderful mission, in one of the following ways1. Donating via Eventbite, when you register, and the NAWIC GR Board will go out to purchase food items they need, such as the ones listed below, and deliver them to Hand 2 Hand:2. Donate direct to Hand 2 Hand at the link below

Please invite all the women in construction that you know. RSVP will be available online until the day of the event.
Virtual Meeting via GOTO Meeting
Women in Construction Virtual Luncheon
Wed, Mar 10, 2021 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (EST)Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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Celebrate Women In Construction week by Sponsoring our Annual Luncheon Event. We are able to keep the event free for all attendees because of generous sponsors like you! If you or your company would like the opportunity to sponsor this great event, time is running out! We have an online sponsorship option, under “Register”. All Sponsors will be mentioned and thanked during the luncheon. We will have more than 20 Construction and Construction Related Companies represented at the luncheon.
Not a member yet? Interested in joining NAWIC. You can become a member by registering at the link below.