Denver, CO (May 9, 2016) – PCL Construction Enterprises,
Inc. hosted the inaugural PCL Women’s Leadership Summit which followed Engineering News Record’s Groundbreaking
Women in Construction (GWIC) conference.
“GWIC is a great conference and we wanted to build upon the momentum
that was created after spending over a day and a half with some of the
industry’s best and brightest,” said Kelli Kelly, director of diversity and
inclusion for PCL. “This summit was an opportunity for women of PCL to share
ideas, and learn valuable takeaways from one another.”
The Women’s Leadership Summit allowed time for the women of PCL to
gather after the GWIC conference, debrief, and discuss best practices learned.
Additionally, summit attendees had the opportunity to confer on a variety of
topics ranging from understanding the value of diversity to recognizing
leadership values and individual strengths. PCL’s President and COO, Shaun
Yancey hosted a dinner for all PCL women attending, and shared his vision for
the women of PCL.
PCL Construction has been a longtime sponsor of
GWIC and this year had the largest showing in the company’s history of
attending the event with 30 attendees representing 15 offices across the US and
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries
out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and in Australia.
These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and
buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers.
Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $6
billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North
America. PCL is based in Denver, Colorado. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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