NAWIC Visits Edison Campus

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 NAWIC shares stories and experiences with young women studying within CTE programs at Edison

National Association of Women in Construction members share their stories and experiences with Edison students—giving insight into the world of Construction, Architecture and Engineering from a woman’s perspective

WHO:
Edison students interested in pursuing Architecture, Construction or Engineering careers will have the opportunity to hear from and network with industry members of these fields

WHAT:
Seminar entails speakers from ACE industries sharing their stories and experiences, followed by a networking dinner (courtesy of Hillside)

WHEN:
Thursday, November 6, 3:15-4:45 pm

WHERE:
Edison Complex (auditorium and cafeteria)
655 Colfax Street
Rochester, NY 14611

DETAILS
Edison and Hillside are pleased to announce a NAWIC seminar and networking dinner. This seminar is the first in an upcoming series of CTE seminars here at Edison. Four of Rochester’s women leaders in the ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) industries will be sharing with us, including the following:

·         Cari Durbin, project engineer in charge of Department of Transportation highway and bridge construction projects

·         Michelle Schleher, project manager for LeChase Construction Services

·         Tra Wilcox, an IPM technician with Brocollo Tree and Lawn Care

·         Nadia Thompson, plumbing and fire protection designer with Turner Engineering PC

The NAWIC series of presentations will run from 3:15-4:15, followed by a professional networking time in a dinner forum.