NAWIC Information

We Are…

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).  We originally began as women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas. On May 15, 1955, the organization received its national charter and became the National Association of Women in Construction NAWIC has grown over the years from the 16 founding members to approximately 5,800 members with close to 200 chapters. NAWIC has chapters in almost every US state and in two Canadian provinces. NAWIC also has International Affiliations Agreements with NAWIC-Australia, NAWIC-New Zealand, and South African Women in Construction (SAWIC).Core Purpose – To enhance the success of women in the construction industry

Core Values

Believe in ourselves as women.

  • Persevere with the strength of our convictions.
  • Dare to move into new horizons.


  • To unite for the benefit, women who are actively employed in the various phases of the construction industry.
  • To promote cooperation, fellowship and a better understanding among members of the Association.
  • To promote education and contribute to the betterment of the construction industry.
  • To encourage women to pursue and establish their careers in the construction industry.
  • To provide members an awareness of the legislative process and legislation as it relates to the construction industry.

NAWIC has a vast store of information available to its members though newsletters, posts, and regular email communications.  Here are links to just some of the resources available to our members.

National Association of Women in Construction Website:

NAWIC Region 6 Website:

Region 6 Toolbox” Newsletter

On the Level” Chapter Newsletter

2013 Safety Excellence Award Application

Chapter Governance Documents (Password Required)

For more information on NAWIC, check out our Fact Sheet

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