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Women Build Leadership Series

May 12, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Women in Construction

While the number of women working in construction continues to climb, women still only account for 10% of the workforce. The good news: The gender pay gap is significantly smaller in construction occupations with women earning on average 99.1% of what men make, compared to 81.1% across all careers fields. Nonetheless, women face unique challenges in this very male-dominated industry.

Join Rachael Pease, Diversity Program Manager for Korsmo Construction, as she shares the importance of company culture and supporting and advocating for women in breaking down these barriers in our Women Build workshop on Wednesday, May 12 at 4:30 PST.

Click here to register for this FREE virtual, online session. All are welcome!

Please note that this workshop has been rescheduled.
(Previous posted date was 4/14/21.)

Meet the Speaker

As the Diversity Program Manager at Korsmo Construction, Rachael Pease helps lead the construction industry in meeting diversity and inclusion goals. She works with small businesses to help them obtain MBE and WBE certification and assists with one-on-one mentorship and training to ensure success and business sustainability.

Dedicated to youth programs, Rachael is involved with Tacoma Public Schools, Next Move, Graduate Tacoma, Discover U, Youth Build, and the ACE mentorship programs. She is a member of the AGC Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee, National Association of Minority Contractors, National Association of Women in Construction, and Pierce County Community Engagement task force. Rachael also serves on the Board of Directors for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.


May 12, 2021
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Online, via Zoom
United States


Tracey Sorenson, Director of Community Engagement
253-627-5626 x114