Women In Construction Week


Nominations for WIC Week 2021

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."

-Michael Jordan


The past year has brought its challenges, which is why now more than ever we need to lift each other up, and shine a light on all of the great work being done in construction in the Puget Sound area!

Award Descriptions and Criteria

Criteria for Nominees

  • Must be previously or currently employed in the construction industry (both field or office roles are welcome!)

  • Must reside in the Puget Sound area (Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit or Whatcom counties)

  • Nominees identify as a woman or womxn (gender diverse)

Generational Achievement

  • The generational achievement recipient is a NAWIC member who has a continuous track record of involvement in NAWIC – a leader in her field who has demonstrated years of experience promoting diversity and inclusion both inside and outside of their organization.



Future Leader of the Year

  • This NAWIC Member is within her first two years of membership, and is heavily involved with their local chapter. Whether it's signing up for every event, participating in leadership, volunteering, etc., this NAWIC Member is a force to be reckoned with and it's clear that they will be supporting NAWIC for years to come. They are involved in developing programs and events that support community engagement and diversity and inclusion within the construction community.



Tradeswomxn of the Year

  • The Tradeswomxn of the Year is considered a leader amongst their peers, a respected tradesperson who is a champion for innovation in her field, who is keenly aware of jobsite safety for herself and her peers, and advocates for diversity and inclusion within the construction industry.


Industry Professional of the Year

  • Our industry's strength and success depends on not only the expertise and hard work of construction professionals in the field, but also those who support them from the office. The Industry Professional of the Year promotes the success of our industry by displaying expert proficiencies in their work and seeking innovation to improve the safety of workers and productivity/profitability of her organization. They are champion for diversity and inclusion, and gets involved when there is opportunity to support her community.


Safety Advocate of Year

  • It's not always easy to recognize a scenario that could be or has become a safety concern – and can be even more challenging to speak up when you do. The Safety Advocate does both proactively, and has a proven track record of advocating for and influencing increased safety measures for construction professionals in the field. They are constantly searching for innovative ways to enhance safety protocol and is a leader in safety advocacy among their peers.


Thank you for submitting a nomination for the 2021 Puget Sound WIC Week Awards! Please be sure that you complete all fields in the form below to be considered for submission.


Nominations will be accepted until Friday, February 19th.

Award recipients will be notified by February 26th.

2019. NAWIC