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what is NAWIC?

National Association of Women in Construction

Core Purpose: To enhance the success of women in the construction industry.

NAWIC is an international non-profit association that promotes and supports the advancement and employment of women in the construction industry. Since its founding, NAWIC has grown to a membership of 5,500 women with more than 160 chapters. NAWIC also has International Affiliate Chapters in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.


​The Oklahoma City Chapter was chartered on July 14th of 2017 by 35 members, was formed by the initiative of Nabholz Construction, Duit Holdings, Je Dunn Construction, A&D Supply, ADG, Commercial Carpet contractors, Inpro Corporation, Minick Materials, CNA Insurance, Rimkus, Coates Roofing, Paulsgrove Engineering and  ACO. With the Sponsorship of the Tulsa Chapter and the support of the Fort Worth & Dallas Chapters, under Dena Rowland as Regional Director. We had special attendees from Massachusetts and Missouri including both 2016-2017 president Connie  Leipard and 2017-2018 President Catherine Schoenenberger, from Texas Diane Mike President Elect 2018-2019, Laurie Jimenez Regional Director 2017-2019, Jennifer Vanbreda Regional Director 2019-2021


With Sponsors, other chapter support and amazing members our chapter had an amazing beginning.


The Oklahoma City Chapter chartered #383 after the Southeast Kansas #382 created In 2013.

Recent Achievements

During our first year, we won our first Block Kids competition.  The winner was from Positive Tomorrows, making a rock crusher out of 100 legos, a piece of string and some foil.  Isaac won an iPad, $50.00 gift certificate and a party for his entire school.  Some of us went to our first conference in Memphis, meet some wonderful women and friendships that will last a lifetime.  We are just a small part of the South Central Region.  We continue to reach out and meet with young women from OU, OSU, Francis Tuttle and Metro Tech.  We also reach other women in our industry, invite them to see what NAWIC is about and meet our Chapter.

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