Record 1,500 tradeswomen attend Women Build Nations Conference in Chicago

Record 1,500 tradeswomen attend Women Build Nations Conference in Chicago

A pre-conference event took 44 elevator constructors on a behind-the-scenes tour of the 106-story Willis Tower

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Over 1,500 skilled tradeswomen from 40 U.S. states, Canada, Nigeria and the Philippines attended the Women Building Nations Conference held at Chicago's Crowne Plaza O'Hare Hotel from April 29 to May 1. The conference, sponsored by North America's Building Trades Unions and hosted by Chicago Women in Trades, featured 50 workshops; a speech from Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky; and a panel of Building Trades International Presidents.

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