Professional Women in Building

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CBIA Professional Women in Building (PWB)

Our mission is to support the advocacy efforts of the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) and create a community of individuals dedicated to instilling confidence, fostering inspiration, and advancing professional opportunities for women in building.

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About

The Professional Women in Building council is governed by a group of volunteer leaders who aim to connect, educate, and inspire others. Meet our 2019 board.

Our council’s networking events, educational outreach, scholarship program, and award-winning legislative advocacy efforts are just a few of the many ways we support homebuilding and give back to our community. Read our fact sheet to learn more about our council.

Membership

When you join the CBIA PWB council, you join the ranks of other dedicated, ambitious and successful women and men throughout California who support and uplift one another, both personally and professionally. CBIA PWB membership has many valuable benefits. More about PWB membership.

HELP PWB RAISE $10,000 FOR STUDENTS IN THE BUILDING TRADES!

 

PWB and the California Homebuilding Foundation invite you to the 5th Annual Little Black Dress and Tie Social on October 16, 2019 at 5:00pm at the La Quinta Resort and Club (prior to the CBIA Leadership Recognition Dinner). This is a hosted event - Register here.

The Little Black Dress and Tie Social is a networking cocktail reception with the goal of raising $10,000 for college, trade school or work-ready scholarships for students enrolled in the Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) high school construction trades program. $10,000 = 20 scholarships in the amount of $500 each. Read our event flyer here for more information.

You can make a difference in the lives of BITA students by purchasing an event sponsorship here. The Little Black Dress and Tie Social offers outstanding sponsorship opportunities to a very influential homebuilding audience. Click the link below for sponsor levels and benefits or contact Allison Paul at apaul@mychf.org for more information.


THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 LITTLE BLACK DRESS AND TIE SOCIAL SPONSORS! 

Events

The CBIA PWB host annual events that benefit building trades education for local high schools, promote membership, and award scholarships to future industry leaders. Visit our Facebook page to view photos and information from past events.

Scholarships

Students pursuing advanced education in any building-related study can qualify for a CBIA PWB scholarship. Awards are presented to recipients at the Annual PWB Bruncheon each spring - Click here to meet our 2019 PWB Scholarship Winners!
Email jherman@mychf.org for more info.

Learn More

Read our FAQ (frequently asked questions) page to learn more about the CBIA Professional women in Building and make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for regular updates and announcements.

Have a question? Contact our council leaders.