4th Annual Women Who Build Summit

February 21, 2019
7:45 AM - 6:00 PM

Goodwin College
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT

SMPS CT is proud to be a collaborating sponsor for the Women Who Build Summit!

The Women Who Build Summit has quickly become one of Construction Institute's premier events. Year over year, speakers and attendees alike rave about this enriching experience. Each year promises an inspiring day of educational presentations, motivational stories, confidence-boosting interactions, and networking opportunities. If you are interested in becoming involved in the planning task force for next year's event, please contact Nancy Greenwald at ngreenwald@construction.org.

Panel & Breakout Session descriptions     |     Speaker biographies

Register via the Construction Institute's website
Online registration is available until: 2/20/2019 


7:45 - 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:45 - 10:00 AM Early Morning Panel - "Candid Conversation with the C-Suite
  Moderator: Carolina Cudemus: University of Massachusetts Amherst
  Patricia Filippone: University of Massachusetts Building Authority 
  Frank Hayes: BOND Brother, Inc.
  Laura Cruickshank: University of Connecticut

Kevin Grigg: Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

10:15 - 11:30 AM Mid Morning Panel - "Integrating Life and Work in the AEC World"
  Moderator: Julia McFadden: Svigals + Partners 
  Karrie Kratz: Gilbane, INC.
  Anna Greenwald: On the Goga
  Jessica Nicklin: University of Hartford
11:45 AM - 1:15pm Keynote & Lunch
  Denise Berger: The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey 
1:30 - 2:45 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  Building Your Emotional Intelligence: Construct Your Future, Bolder Company
  Setting Boundaries, Anna Greenwald: On the Goga
  Do You Know What You Want? Kathy Cowles: KC Architects, Anna Rappaport: Excelleration, LLC, Genevieve Rigler: University of Connecticut
3:00 - 4:15 PM Afternoon Panel - "Tough Talks and How to Have Them"
  Moderator: Debra Rubin: Engineering News-Record Magazine
  Catherine Shanks: Conflict Resolution Professional
  Nancy Hagstrom: Interscape Commercial Environments
  Luiza Mills: Interstate Electrical Services
  Jane Milas: Garcia & Milas, P.C.
4:15 - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks, Awards & Door Prizes
4:30 - 6:00 PM Reception


Panel & Breakout Session descriptions     |     Speaker biographies


CI Member $125
Non-member $165

Municipality or

Government Employees

Student Contact admin@construction.org for pricing
 Reception only   $50