National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, announces its 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE) schedule. NWIR strives to provide an opportunity for women and men, new and established, to find ongoing success working in the roofing industry.
NWIR is looking forward to having a significant presence at IRE with activities that will include networking, mentoring and educational opportunities. The first event will be a Networking and Mentoring Reception on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. Kaney O'Neill, President of O'Neill Contractors Inc. & National Veteran-Owned Business Association's (NaVOBA) 2015 Woman Vetrepreneur of the Year, will be the speaker. Not only is she an inspiration to women all over the country, she is also a force to be reckoned with in the roofing industry. Women will also have the opportunity to learn by sharing experiences in the roofing industry focusing on a variety of topics during roundtable mentoring sessions.
NWIR will also be providing an education session on Wednesday, March 1, 2016 7:45 am- 9:15am, led by Jennifer Stone of Nations Roof and Heidi J. Ellsworth of HJE Consulting. Utilizing a panel format, the topic of “Successful Career Path Case Studies for Women in Roofing” will allow men and women to learn about various career paths in the roofing industry. With a highly interactive conversational format, the class will provide strong insights for career path strategies.
During the IRE tradeshow, NWIR will have a booth where women and men can meet, network and discuss upcoming events and initiatives. Membership and sponsorship opportunities along with local council opportunities will be highlighted at the booth. Prior to the tradeshow, NWIR members will also be active participants at the 8th Annual Community Service Day and the NRCA ROOFPAC Golf Tournament.
NWIR has created a strong foundation of bylaws, processes and procedures along with association management that are designed to ensure implementation of the following goals:
NWIR has 270 members and 10 founding sponsors. All women and men are invited to participate in this exciting new organization. For more information, membership sign-up and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.nationalwomeninroofing.com.
About National Women in Roofing National Women in Roofing (NWIR) is a volunteer-based organization that supports and advances the careers of women roofing professionals. We provide networking, mentoring, education and recruitment opportunities from the rooftop to the boardroom, for the young professional at the start of her career to the seasoned manager in the executive suite. Through our commitment to connect and empower women in roofing, we contribute to the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry. Learn more at www.nationalwomeninroofing.com.
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