#PWBWeek19 : 2019 NAHB Professional Women in Building Week. This year’s theme is Workforce Development for Women in the Industry.
According to labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey and analyzed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the share of women in the construction industry is currently at 9.86 percent, although women make up almost half—47 percent—of the total working population. While female construction employment increased to 1.1 million in 2018—almost reaching the pre-recession high—the housing industry is still facing a major labor shortage.
Nicole Padgett, Summit Contracting Group CAO, is listed among Jacksonville’s leading women in the industry in this article by Jacksonville Daily Record: