The Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC, will celebrate the 25th Annual Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 5-11. WIC week serves to promote NAWIC’s core purpose to strengthen and amplify the success of women in the construction industry.

The Greater Omaha Chapter of NAWIC will deliver a weeklong celebration recognizing achievements, giving back to the local community, and supporting their members. A number of community service, professional development, and networking opportunities are available for NAWIC members. WIC week extends beyond the local chapter and is recognized by NAWIC organizations nationwide, as well as many additional individuals, companies, and organizations across the US. WIC week unites these individuals and companies to showcase the advancement of women in construction.

NAWIC Chapter 116 is based in Omaha and encompasses Lincoln, Council Bluffs, and the surrounding areas. The chapter was chartered in 1965, and currently has 80 members. Members includes women who own, or are employed by, companies who do business primarily in the construction industry. Meetings for the Greater Omaha chapter are on the second Thursday of each month in varied locations and are open to the public. To learn more about the National Association of Women in Construction Chapter 116 please visit Reach out to Chapter Vice President Lori Ruzicka at (402) 690-1425 / or NAWIC media contact Lexie Ruiz (402) 339- 6700 / with any additional questions.