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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: Oracle Expands Innovation Lab to Advance Growth for Construction Industries

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Oracle is expanding its Chicago Innovation Lab, empowering more organizations to explore new technologies and strategies to bolster their digital transformation efforts. Since its successful launch last year, the Lab has helped construction organizations explore and test solutions from Oracle and the larger construction ecosystem in a simulated worksite environment.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: APRIL STOCK

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In less than a year after joining Shawmut Design and Construction in 2018, April Stock established herself as a leader in the Luxury Homes division, entering as a project executive and shortly after earning a promotion to director of luxury homes for Shawmut West

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: CALEIGH RAYMER

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Caleigh Raymer began her career in construction in 2008 after graduating from North Carolina University.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: ASHLEY PECK

Ashley joined Pankow in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator, where she quickly progressed into the role of Marketing and Communications Manager.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: HEATHER NIELSEN

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2019 was a big year for Heather Nielsen, a Webcor project manager who recently transitioned from the industry-leading builder’s concrete division (Webcor Concrete) to its general contractor side (Webcor Builders).

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: MITRA MEMARI

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Born in Iran, Mitra Memari emigrated to the US when she was a teenager. Her experiences adapting as a minority female in a new country fostered a strong passion for diversity, inclusion, and equity – a passion woven into all aspects of her life, from her professional work at ZGF where she is a partner, to her substantial volunteer work.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: ERIN KHAN

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In her current role as Smart Lab Director for Suffolk Construction in Los Angeles, Erin Khan serves the Southern California region by driving operational excellence through data analytics, process innovation and technology implementation.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: EMILY KAY

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Emily Kay’s collection of hardhats hang proudly on display along a wall in her father’s home.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: JAN KARL

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Jan Karl has been with Morley Builders for close to six years and has left an indomitable imprint on the company – especially in the advancement of women.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: KIM GRANT

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Kim Grant is a project executive at Hathaway Dinwiddie who has spent over 37 years working in the construction industry.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: AMANDA GALLAGHER

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Amanda Gallagher joined Pankow in 2005 as a project engineer where she quickly progressed to an assistant project manager, project manager, and senior project manager.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: ANNE FLETCHER

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Anne Fletcher leads HOK Los Angeles as Managing Principal, where she is responsible for the strategic direction and overall performance of the multidisciplinary practice.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: DIANA EBERHARD

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As preconstruction manager for the PENTA Building Group, Diana Eberhard is responsible for determining estimated costs associated with projects, which includes factoring in everything from personnel expenses, time to complete and material and equipment expenses.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: BARBARA DUNN

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Barbara Dunn is a Principal and Studio Director in Gensler’s Los Angeles office. For more than 30 years, she has created innovative environments for well-known clients worldwide, making her a sought-after resource and speaker at design and legal industry conferences.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: SARAH DEVINE

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AECOM’s Sarah Devine is the vice president of Corporate Workplace for its Buildings + Places practice, part of its Design and Consulting Services group.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: CHELSEA COVATE

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Chelsea Covate graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2011. During her time at UCLA, she interned with W.E. O’Neil, where she found her love for construction and decided to follow this path for her career.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: Vesna Conroy

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Vesna Conroy is a construction project executive with more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry.

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OUTSTANDING Women in Construction & DESIGN: MEGAN CALHOUN

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Megan Calhoun joined Clark Construction 18 years ago as an office engineer. Today, she is a vice president at Clark, and has been involved in some of the company’s most high-profile, award-winning projects.

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Outstanding Women in Construction & Design: KELLI BERNARD

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With more than 2,000 employees in the Los Angeles and Southern California area, Kelli Bernard is responsible for building on AECOM’s strategies to deliver its integrated services to meet the infrastructure and business needs of public and private sector clients.

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Outstanding Women in Construction & Design: SUSAN BARTLEY

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Susan Bartley has led the design management of some of the most significant and ground-breaking new civic buildings in the Los Angeles region.

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