Women in Industry Leadership Breakfast (WIC Week)

Event date: March 8, 2023 7:30 am - 9:00 amCategories:

Join us for a free breakfast followed by a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 8th in honor of Women in Construction (WIC) Week!

This panel is made up of powerful women in a variety of positions in the construction industry including an engineer, tradeswoman, Safety/HR director, project manager, and operations manager. We will discuss their career paths; how they manage work/life balance and stress; their greatest challenges in the AEC industry; advice they would give to young professionals and much more!

This event is NOT exclusively for women, men are encouraged to attend as well!

Reservations are required.

Event Details

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

ABC’s Arkansas Construction Trades Academy
(Back Building)
6 Collins Industrial Place
North Little Rock, AR 72113


Kera Britton
Closeout Specialist
(Previously Assistant Project Manager)

April Kesterson
Powers of Arkansas
Contractor Advocate
(Previously Operations Manager)

Fallon Lee
Insight Engineering
Principal / Mechanical Engineer

Brenda Powell
McGeorge Contracting
Safety & HR Director

Wanda Virden
Koontz Electric Company
Journeyman Electrician / Apprenticeship Instructor

Sponsorship: $250

Show your support of women in construction and get your company signage displayed at the event!

Discussion Topics:

-Give us a brief history of how you navigated through your career path.
-What are your biggest challenges working in a male dominated field?
-What are some of your greatest success stories in your career?
-How do you manage work/life balance?
-How do you manage stress?
-What are some ways you work on your own growth and development, both professionally and personally?
-What advice would you give to young people who are considering a career in our industry?
Q&A to follow

Must RSVP to megan@abcark.org by Friday, March 3rd to reserve your spot or call 501.812.0828 for questions.

Cancellation Policy

48-hour notice must be given for cancellations. Substitutions are permitted.
No-shows and late cancellations will be charged a nominal fee of $10 to cover food cost.