Representatives from Women Construction Owners and Executives (WCOE), hard hats in hand, attended the House Administration Committee meeting to consider HR 863, The National Women's History Museum Commission Act, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
People will have an opportunity to comment on a proposed amendment to the disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation goal for Washington State Department of Transportation projects that receive federal funding.
Construction projects built with federal funds must comply with federal laws and regulations concerning the use of certified minority- and women-owned DBE firms to complete a percentage of the work. Changes to the DBE participation goal are based on a recently completed disparity study.
On November 7, WCOE Dallas hosted a night of wine tasting and education on best practices and tips for setting up LinkedIn profiles, building & maintaining connections, and using the other features of the platform.