Articles in Women of Hermanson

Mar 12, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Last week, the Women of Hermanson hosted their 2nd Annual Networking Event at the LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma. It was an evening celebrating the contributions of women in construction with great food, raffle prizes, games, mingling, and live music. There was representation from all sectors of the construction industry from craft trades, general contractors, engineers, architects, and material suppliers and included career arcs from first-year apprentices to company presidents. The evening's theme was The Power Trio: Opportunity // Advocacy // Empowerment and the recognition of a joint effort within companies to continue to take steps to grow a welcoming and inclusive diverse workforce. In her opening welcome,... Read More

Aug 21, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Jason Heritage Foreman Focus Friday

Women of Hermanson (WOH) met last week for an afternoon of bowling, beer and comradery at Tukwila’s Bowlero Lanes.After donning tri-colored communal footwear, the ladies enjoyed a few friendly games of pins while WOH President, Jana Burbank, read out clues to identify a sister bowler. Knowing that women represent only 9% of the work force in the construction industry, the Women of Hermanson group was founded to encourage and support workplace diversity and inclusion. Women of Hermanson Purpose StatementTo empower a diverse Hermanson workforce by building relationships, encouraging engagement, and supporting professional development. ... Read More

Mar 22, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Jason Heritage Foreman Focus Friday

As part of Women in Construction Week 2019, the Women of Hermanson hosted a Networking Event to bring together women of all disciplines within the construction industry on Thursday, March 7, at the LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma. Over 100 women representing the trades, engineering, architecture/design, project management and support staff gathered for an evening of food, drink, fun and fantastic views. Through the generous donations of industry sponsors, the event was free and accessible to all. Hermanson’s Marketing Director, Beth Chandler, shared with those gathered, “When I entered the AEC world, women were fairly well represented in traditional roles like accounting,... Read More

Aug 17, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Jason Heritage Foreman Focus Friday

The Women of Hermanson recently joined with Hensel Phelps to organize a job site tour of the North Satellite Expansion project at SeaTac Airport. The North Satellite Modernization Project consists of expanding and completely renovating the existing 44-year-old facility to better serve passengers and respond to continuing growth at Sea-Tac International Airport. The project will serve as Alaska Airlines new flagship hub at Sea-Tac and will include a new Alaska Airlines Boardroom and new concessions. About WOH: The Women of Hermanson group, WOH (pronounced “whoa!”) was started in the summer of 2017 with the purpose of providing Hermanson’s female employees with a... Read More

Mar 16, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Last month, Hermanson invited Fighting Chance Seattle to the Tukwila Community Center to give a self-defense training course to the ladies from our women’s group, Women of Hermanson (WOH). The “Designed for Survival” program, taught by Fighting Chance Seattle’s owner and head instructor, Jordan Giarratano, provided a mix of soft skills and hard skills with a focus on awareness, identifying unsafe situations, reacting immediately, and basic physical self-defense practices. The program began with Jordan explaining how to set boundaries and to simply say yes and conversely, how to say no (it’s harder than you might think!). Once the basic self-defense principles... Read More