|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Jan. 2, 2020
|CONTACT: Jaime Sessions
Diversity + Inclusion Forum 2020 will be held in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 21, preceding Roofing Day in D.C. 2020, which will be held April 21-22. The forum will help attendees identify ways to engage underrepresented groups, develop resources to increase cultural competency, and explore why supporting diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion is a business imperative to strengthen the workforce.
During the event, dynamic industry leaders and stakeholders will discuss sustainable strategies for advancing diversity and inclusion. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow roofing and industry professionals from across the U.S. who are striving to achieve inclusive, culturally diverse and competent workforces.
To view the schedule and register for Diversity + Inclusion Forum 2020, visit nrca.net/diversity-inclusion.
Since 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association has been the home for generations of entrepreneurial craftsmen and enterprises who shelter and protect America's families and businesses and each other. Our vision is the recognition of our members as professionals and to unite the industry to that purpose. NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.
National Women in Roofing is a volunteer-based organization that supports and advances the careers of women roofing professionals. We provide networking, mentoring, education and recruitment opportunities from the rooftop to the boardroom, for the young professional at the start of her career to the seasoned manager in the executive suite. Our focus is on connecting and empowering women so that their training and leadership skills can help drive the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry. Our membership also includes and welcomes men who support the inclusion of women in the roofing industry. Working together, we are bringing the industry to a new level of excellence by supporting and promoting the contributions of women as an essential component to the future of roofing.