The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) originally began as Women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas. Sixteen women working in the construction industry founded it in 1953. Knowing that women represented only a small fraction of the construction industry, the founders organized NAWIC to create a support network. Women in Construction of Fort Worth was so successful that it gained its national charter in 1955 and became the National Association of Women in Construction. Today, NAWIC provides its members with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training, public service and more.



To enhance the success of women in the construction industry.

  • Believe in ourselves as women.

  • Persevere with the strength of our convictions.

  • Dare to move into new horizons.


To unite for the mutual 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 legislative process and legislation as it relates to the construction industry.

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As material for the construction of our building

I pledge the agility of my hands
The ability of my mind
and the integrity of my heart.


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This Association shall be:


Self Governing