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Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H center

2201 Fred Taylor Drive

Columbus, OH 43221

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Do you know your value within the construction industry? Do you have the tools and confidence to negotiate not only salary, but total compensation?

In the third annual Women Inspire Construction event, we will look at what pay equity research is really telling us and why it matters. We will also discuss how women may approach compensation and negotiations differently than men in the industry.

Julie Graber will be the keynote speaker for the event. She is President of Brains for Business, Inc., an Instructor at The Ohio State University, and works with Gender Equity Analytics as a Speaker and Panel Facilitator. Julie has a specific interest in the challenges women face in leadership roles and in the way that they negotiate the use of power.

The interactive keynote presentation will provide the opportunity to:

Review data on women in leadership roles: where do we stand and why there is still much work to be done

Discuss why women have a right, a reason, and a responsibility to be at the table

Work on developing a leadership identity that is grounded in dignity, driven by purpose, finds courage and confidence from the collective, and boosts our power and authority.

Within that framework, we’ll work on helping each other

o Know our value
o Find our voice
o Develop a plan to drive change – in ourselves and in our organizations
o Draw confidence from knowing that other women have our back

Graber will encourage participants to consider the long view --- if having a seat at the table is one of your goals, what can you do now to prepare to achieve it.

Schedule for the Event:

7:30am-7:45am - Registration and Networking

7:45am-9:15am - Interactive Keynote Presentation (Julie Graber)

9:15am-9:30am - Questions and Answers

Event Sponsors:

Inspire Level

Fire-Seal, LLC http://www.fireseal-llc.com/

Lead Level

Thomas & Marker Construction http://www.thomas-marker.com/

Singleton Construction, LLC http://www.singletonconstruction.net/

NAWIC https://www.columbusnawic.org/

Advocate Level

Converse Electric http://www.converseelectric.com/

Jezerinac Geers & Associates http://www.jgaeng.com/

Pepper Construction https://www.pepperconstruction.com/

Pioneer Cladding & Glazing Systems, LLC http://pioneerglazing.com/

Barton Malow Company https://www.bartonmalow.com/

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Columbus, OH 43221

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