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Column: Women need a clearer path to enter the industry

Women could be the answer to the construction industry’s ongoing labor woes, but Katrina Kersch, chief operations officer at the National Center for Construction Education and Research, says no clear path exists for women to enter the industry, as many vocational programs disproportionately target men. Groups such as the Associated General Contractors of America are helping lead the effort to attract women to the industry and fight for added funding for technical education. ForConstructionPros (3/7)