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California. Rivera doesn't a small construction perceive a significant management company challenge for women to before joining Suffolk 12 "I have felt supported every succeed in the industry. years ago. step of the way, with Suffolk "Early in my career, "It's actually surprising when I had less technical that more women aren't giving me opportunities to experience because I was working in construction. grow into various types of work, When I started in young and still learning, I was more hesitant. school, there were only from residential high-rise to Now I'm more confident two or three women in educational construction and expressing my opinions my construction manwithout fear of getting agement class in a room casino work." shut down. If anything, full of guys. But on this -Jessica ChenI was my own roadblock project, it's rewarding because I didn't speak up to see so many women enough," Rivera says. working at different Her colleague Jessica Chen, project executive of levels, from the field to high up," Chen says. "I'm MiamiCentral Station, agrees that any barriers in the fortunate to be part of a leadership team that welcomes industry were self-imposed. "I have felt supported every your input, with people asking one another for advice. step of the way, with Suffolk giving me opportunities I can always go to my 'floor cousins' to talk about a to grow into various types of work, from residential difficult situation, and to me it's a great comfort to high-rise to educational construction and casino work," work with other leaders who feel like a family." says Chen, who earned an architectural technology Suffolk Vice President John Planz oversees the project, degree, worked in the cabinetry industry and then for and as a mentor, he celebrates his team's leadership EMPOWER INVITE A COLLEAGUE TO RECEIVE A FREE SUBSCRIPTION Take one minute to share CE with your top team members. Reap dividends all year long. Act now to empower your employees and colleagues. constructionexec.com/invite CONSTRUCTIONEXEC.COM YOUR TEAM 35 http://www.CONSTRUCTIONEXEC.COM http://www.constructionexec.com/invite

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Executive - September 2016

Industry Insider
In Brief
Washington Update
Construction Markets
Risk
Safety
Workforce
No Bounds to Success
Special Section: Construction Technology
Business Development
Community Outreach
Viewpoints
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Industry Insider
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - In Brief
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Washington Update
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