The Connection
February 9, 2021

NAWIC, the leading professional association for women in the construction industry, is excited to announce the charter of our newest chapter.
The Buffalo Niagara chapter was officially chartered in Buffalo, New York on Jan. 28. It is NAWIC’s 388th chapter.
“One of the things that sets NAWIC apart from other associations is that we are such a diverse group of women who believe in the mission of strengthening and amplifying the success of ALL women in the construction industry,” said NAWIC National President Anne Pfleger. “The chartering of the Buffalo Niagara chapter brings new members to the Association with knowledge, fresh perspective, strategic thinking, and diverse experiences that will further “Connect-Collaborate-Construct” NAWIC and its members for the betterment our industry’s future.”
“I am endlessly impressed with the board we have built already and the membership that is already over 35 women strong. I hope to successfully share how strong this organization is and bring together women in this industry that might not have otherwise been able to collaborate,” said Jillian Penkin, chapter president. “I just know that this chapter will thrive because the members we have already gained are brilliant, connected, community-based leaders and I could not be more humbled to be a part of this momentous occasion.”
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