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USGlass Nominated for Prestigious Awards

USGlass magazine was named a finalist in two awards programs this week, including the Jesse H. Neal Awards, dubbed “the Pulitzer Prize of business journalism.” Editor Ellen Rogers was nominated in the technical article category for her article, “Less than … Continue reading

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Lisa DeRosia on Why Women Glaziers Should Have a Seat at the Table

Women in Construction Week is underway, highlighting women as a viable component of the construction industry. To celebrate, USGNN™ has spotlighted a female glazier for each of the last two days. For day three, we spoke to Lisa DeRosia of … Continue reading

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“Kind of Like Ballet,” Female Glaziers Reflect on Their Craft

Women in Construction Week is underway, highlighting women as a viable component of the construction industry. While women make up a small percentage of the glazing and overall construction industry workforce, their numbers have grown over the years and several … Continue reading

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Women Reflect on Their Experiences in the Construction Industry

Women make up 10.3% of the construction industry, despite totaling 47% of the overall workforce, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And contractors reported in the Q4 2019 Commercial Construction Index that just 7% of their … Continue reading

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Women Commend Progress, Look to the Future on International Women’s Day

The labor shortage is a continuing challenge for all facets of the glass and glazing industry. On International Women’s Day, which coincides with the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Women in Construction Week, women in the industry reflect … Continue reading

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