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DC has highest percentage of women construction workers in the US

The District of Columbia has the highest percentage of women construction workers in the nation, according to data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics.

Commercial Observer (CO) recently reported that approximately 10.9% of construction workers nation-wide are women, citing the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). This represents an all-time high. In DC, 17.6% per cent of workers are female.
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Mark Buckshon
Mark Buckshonhttps://washingtonconstructionnews.com
Mark Buckshon is the publisher and interim editor of Washington Construction News. He is also president of the Construction News and Report Group of Companies. He combines a journalism and business background, and has published construction trade publications for more than 30 years, after an earlier career in journalism, which culminated when he lived through the transition from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe in 1978-80 as a sub-editor for the Bulawayo Chronicle and a correspondent for a Canadian news service.

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