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Trailhead Community Awarded $5K Grant from ALTA Good Deeds Foundation

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) Good Deeds Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded by ALTA, the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, has awarded $5,000 to Trailhead Community in Littleton. Dora Mobley, closing director of Windmill Title, LLC in Nashville, Tenn., nominated the nonprofit to …

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Polsinelli Adds New Female Shareholder to its Denver Office

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli recently welcomed real estate attorney Hillary E. Ellis to its nationally renowned Real Estate Practice, continuing Polsinelli’s recent efforts to advance women leaders in the Real Estate and Financial Services Department. Ellis joins the firm as a new shareholder in the Denver office, where she’ll …


Mortenson Denver Hosts National Women’s Leadership Event

From May 23-24, Mortenson held its 2022 women’s leadership event to promote intersectional allyship, advocacy, and inclusion across the construction industry. More than 300 Mortenson team members from offices nationwide convened in Denver for a series of events, networking and breakout sessions. Titled “Leading with Confidence,” the conference featured several inspiring …


WIC Week: Harnessing the Full Power of the Workforce

By Maja Rosenquist, senior vice president, Mortenson It’s no secret that women working in construction represent a sliver of the entire U.S. workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 10.9% of the construction industry is made up of women, and only 2.5% of all tradespeople are women. Building a …


Women in Engineering: Keep Going, Keep Showing Off

By Anna Schmidt, marketing/business development manager R&R Engineers-Surveyors, Inc. In an industry becoming more female inclusive, it is imperative that a company’s culture be clear and deliberate to attract and retain talent. As of 2021, women made up only about 10% of the construction industry’s workforce. Specific to engineering, only 17.2% of civil engineers …


Path to Partnership: Q&A with Nicole Nathan, Partner at JNS Architecture + Interior Design

Nicole Nathan, partner at JNS Architecture + Interior Design, has more than 20 years of experience as a design architect creating some of the most dynamic spaces in Denver and across the country, including the recent award-winning renovation of the Downtown Denver Sheraton. Nicole leads the firm’s architectural and interior design studios, focusing …


A Woman’s Seat at the Table: Is It Still There?

By Nicole Ament Since I wrote my last article two years ago about women claiming a seat at the table, much has changed. When I look back, it’s hard to even compare that time with where we are now. I am thankful for the health of my family and the resiliency of …

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Encouraging Women to Claim a Seat at the Table: Q&A with 3 Colorado CRE Leaders

Although women have made tremendous inroads in commercial real estate over the past two decades, they still account for less than 37 percent of the industry positions. This percentage has not changed much over the last 15 years. Colorado’s business market and particularly the commercial real estate industry have been …


Meet Five Colorado Women Breaking Ground in a Male-Dominated Industry

By Lauren Francis, Traditionally dominated by men, women represent only 10.9 percent of the construction industry. Even smaller, is the number of women on the front lines of a job site — only one for every 100 employees in the field. But The Aurora Highlands is breaking that mold. Five women …


Howell Construction Project Manager Selected for 2022 ElevateHER TM Cohort

Howell Construction has announced that Project Manager Anne Brummett has been selected to participate in the invitation-only 2022 ElevateHER TM Cohort. ElevateHER TM, founded by the Zweig Group, is a special task force comprised of individuals with a commitment to promote diversity as a means to combat recruiting and retention challenges in the …