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Northern New Jersey December Quarterly Event

We are pleased to announce our December Quarterly Event! Please mark your calendars and RSVP for Tuesday, December 17th at 6PM in the Grande Saloon. We will be celebrating the past year of empowering Women in Roofing and we'd love for you to join us. We'll review this past year's activities, the NWiR Mentorship Toolkit, and introduce next year's Board! We're also encouraging attendees to bring a gift under $25 for a White Elephant gift exchange, [...]

2019-12-10T05:26:48-07:00By |

Know Your Worth and Leverage it

We all know when a powerful woman walks into the room. More importantly, we know to listen when she grabs a microphone! Thea Dudley from Pocket Protectors LLC and Melissa Mulligan from M2C Services LLC inspired the National Women in Roofing event at the Best of Success conference that is produced by the team at Roofing Contractor Magazine and BNP Media. The event’s topic was Know Your Worth and How to Leverage It. Many people in [...]

2020-06-25T12:42:45-06:00By |

Surviving the Storm: A Survival Kit for the Roof

Homeowners in storm-prone regions of the U.S. are familiar with “storm survival” kits. These kits contain the essentials for riding out a storm and often include items such as bottled water, batteries, flashlights and non-perishable food. Similar to the kits that help homeowners weather a storm, today’s roofing systems are equipped with built-in “survival kits” that help roofs stand up to the elements.  For example, Owens Corning has developed several storm-worthy shingle technologies embedded in today’s [...]

2019-10-24T16:33:57-06:00By |

Attending the 2019 #NWIRLuncheon at #RoofingDayinDC: The Business Case and Legacy

Alison Rice with Amtech Solutions recaps her experience at Roofing Day in D.C. 2019 Would you like the opportunity to meet and discuss your roofing issues and opportunities, with members of Congress and some of the Roofing Industry’s most influential leaders?  Does this present enough return to justify your attendance at the #NWIRLuncheon at #RoofingDayinDC? No? Consider then, the value of generating legitimate business leads, and cultivating profitable partnerships during the opening networking session. This informal [...]

2019-04-15T05:35:24-06:00By |

Central PA’s Training Made the News

Twenty women from the Central Pennsylvania council attended a training at the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, PA. The group learned about a roof walk/inspection performed by Robert Ganter Contractors out of Quakertown, PA. Robert Ganter Contractors also demonstrated how to properly flash a pipe, curb and parapet wall using self-adhered EPDM single-ply membrane. A media crew from WFMZ was there to capture our night of education and networking! Check out the news story!

2018-09-01T15:36:31-06:00By |

Central PA’s Training Made the News

  Twenty women from the Central Pennsylvania council attended a training at the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, PA. The group learned about a roof walk/inspection performed by Robert Ganter Contractors out of Quakertown, PA. Robert Ganter Contractors also demonstrated how to properly flash a pipe, curb and parapet wall using self-adhered EPDM single-ply membrane. A media crew from WFMZ was there to capture our night of education and networking! Check out the news story! [...]

2018-08-31T08:50:21-06:00By |

She Not Only Climbs Roofs, She Climbed the “Roof of Africa”

By Karen Edwards, RCS Editor. Meet Lee Lipniskis and learn about her journey from the roof to the C-suite to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. At RoofersCoffeeShop.com we love learning more about our visitors and couldn’t wait to learn more about Lee Lipniskis. Lee is a founding member of National Women in Roofing and currently the finance manager at Core Contractors Roofing Systems in Denver, Colorado. Her journey, like so many others, was interesting and inspiring to hear and we hope it resonates with [...]

2018-08-17T07:09:03-06:00By |

This Vice President of Service Has Come a Long Way Since Starting Her Roofing Career as a Receptionist

By Karen L. Edwards, RCS Editor. Michelle Boykin of Rackley Roofing, saw what she wanted and went for it, growing a service division from one truck to 16. I’m fortunate to be a part of the National Women in Roofing (NWIR) communications committee and I recently had the chance to spend some time getting to know Michelle Boykin of Rackley Roofing. Her story of finding a mentor with good values, knowing what she wanted for her career and being persistent about it [...]

2018-08-15T13:18:24-06:00By |

National Women in Roofing Announces Board of Directors

The slate of leaders was approved at the NWIR board meeting held in New Orleans, prior to the 2018 International Roofing Expo. Denver, Colorado – National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, has announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The board is made up of women leaders from all sectors of the roofing industry who are committed to the advancement of the organization. The directors include: Chair, Executive Committee – [...]

2018-04-15T13:21:48-06:00By |