From generative AI to the industry’s continued sustainability push, these were the top Built Blog stories in 2023
Showcasing stories of the remarkable women working in design and construction and the invaluable contributions they continue to make in the industry.
Yelana Moton became fascinated with the industry at a young age—now she’s proud to work to help build structures that change people’s lives for the better
Built spoke to Lari about her unusual approach to architecture, conservation and community, as well as her vision of a more community-focused future of design
While nearly a quarter of all American architects are women, ArchiteXX says there’s much more work to be done
As the industry works to bolster female representation, this program aims to strategically cultivate interest among a demographic that hasn’t historically been encouraged to join construction
Mashal Ali was thrust into leading her family’s engineering firm at a young age, an experience that provided myriad lessons that have since translated into a successful career
The senior project manager exudes resiliency, a skill she learned growing up in a single-parent household—and one she says is paramount for women in construction
Sheri Best wanted to be a painter and writer—until the artistry of the construction industry swept her into a blossoming career
Joanna Schwartz, CEO and co-founder of modular building company Quartz, sees tremendous potential in the burgeoning construction method
Here’s how Mina Farmen went from serving customers as a flight attendant on flights throughout Europe to operating a crane on major construction jobsites in the same year
She Built This City, based in North Carolina, runs educational programs to introduce women to the construction trades at an early age
The esteemed engineer has many notable projects to her firm’s name, including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The 35-year-old welder is using social media to inspire future generations to enter the trade—and to promote her larger ambitions that aim to help the Black community across industries (from 2021)
Most, if not all, of construction workwear is made for men. One enterprising woman aims to change that—starting with pants
Chloe Gharios has a message for women in construction: you belong. And she is fearless in being authentic as an engineer by showing through social media how others can be, too