WCOE News

WCOE Welcomes Balfour Beatty as a Corporate Alliance Partner

An industry leader for more than 80 years, Balfour Beatty Construction US provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sectors. The company is the U.S. subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a leading international infrastructure group that finances, develops, builds and maintains complex building programs focused on social and commercial buildings, power and utility systems, and transportation.

Networking Event by WCOE CA Chapter and Balfour Beatty

WCOE CA Chapter and Balfour Beatty will host a networking event on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Culver City Courtyard Marriott, 6333 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA. Speaker for the event will be Lee Cunningham, CEO of BT Metals and WCOE Board Member, She will talk about "How to Work a Room." Registration will begin at 3:30 p.m. on the day of the event.

Save the date!

Save the date!

WCOE has announced the annual leadership conference will be held in Washington DC at the Willard Hotel April 3 to 5, 2016. The event will host women from across the nation for networking, speakers and special events including visits to Capitol Hill. Conference details will be available soon.

WCOE Charter Member and Past President Ida Brooker Retires after 30 Years of Service to the Boeing Company

“If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. If you don’t love your job and you aren’t having fun doing it, then it’s time to find something new.” This philosophy is one that Ida Brooker has followed throughout her career – and it has certainly served her well.

WCOE Welcomes Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall to Gala Celebration

A night of celebration was held on Monday, March 30 as WCOE presented awards and hosted speakers. The Mobius Award for Influential Woman in Government was presented to Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.

Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall commented on another award recipient, Senator Mikulski, who was one of only two women in the Senate when the Deputy Secretary was just starting out as a foreign and defense policy advisor for then-Senator Biden. “She has been a trailblazer for so many of us, and has fought on behalf of women for decades.”

WCOE Elects New Board of Directors

Women Construction Owners & Executives, USA recently elected a new Board of Directors effective March 30, 2015. The new Board of Directors will serve for one year. Caryn Boisen, Larson King, LLP, St. Paul, Minnesota, will serve as President; Stephanie Hickman, Trice Construction, Chicago, Illinois, will serve as President-Elect; and Karen Barbour, The Barbour Group, Baltimore, Maryland, will serve as Secretary/Treasurer.

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