PASADENA, CA (April 27, 2017) – Parsons announced that Carey Smith, President of its Federal business unit, will deliver the industry keynote address at the 14th Annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) conference in San Francisco, CA, on May 2, 2017. In her presentation entitled “Challenges & Opportunities for Women…in a Changing Government Environment,” Ms. Smith will discuss specific recommendations on how to attract, develop, and retain women in construction at a critical time for the industry due to the pending labor shortage.
“There’s never been more opportunity for women in the construction industry,” said Smith. “I’m honored to present the industry keynote address at GWIC and represent Parsons, which recognizes the value of employing a diverse workforce.”
The GWIC conference attracts leading women from the executive, managerial, and craft areas and provides professional development, networking, and self-development to help industry professionals further their career goals, career performance, and personal growth. For more information visit www.gwicconf.com.Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit Parsons.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.