Meet the Women of AAA Roofing

By Karen Edwards, NWIR Communications Chair. These three young women are the future of AAA Roofing in California. Riverside, California-based AAA Roofing by Gene was started nearly 30 years ago by Gene Smith. He knew one day he would likely pass the business on to his son(s), but probably never imagined that would happen after… Read More

Photo Submissions

We love seeing your photos of women working in the roofing industry; in the boardroom, on the rooftop, or at a meeting or conference.  Please send high resolution pics to info@nationalwomeninroofing.com and include details about who is in the picture. Sending a photo indicates consent with the following “Consent and Release” Policy NATIONAL WOMEN IN ROOFING, INC. CONSENT… Read More

Press Release – NWIR Announces Alliance Funding

Friday, June 10, 2016 – National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, is proud to announce the award of funding from The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress. Granted $20,000 over the next two years, NWIR will use the funds as part of start-up costs… Read More

Press Release – NWIR Membership Drive

Friday, June 10, 2016 – National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, is proud to announce the launch of its membership. NWIR strives to provide an opportunity for women and men, new and established, to find ongoing success working in the roofing industry. Membership… Read More

Press Release

National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, is proud to announce the retainment of Ellen Thorp as the Executive Director of NWIR. Thorp will be instrumental in the start-up functions of the new association along with membership and sponsorship launches. Known as a person… Read More

National Women in Roofing at 2016 IRE

National Women in Roofing (NWIR) will host a hospitality reception, sponsored by SRS Corporation, on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the International Roofing Expo.  The hospitality event will be an opportunity for roofing industry professionals to network with peers. In keeping with NWIR’s mission, the event is focused on creating educational, mentoring… Read More

Letter from the Chair – February 2016

Not too many times in a person’s life can they say, I helped to start a national association.  For me, the idea of National Women in Roofing percolated for many years and developed through numerous discussions with amazing women who work in the roofing industry.  How many times did I hear, we need a platform… Read More

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! I have a lot of text here because I want to see how the excerpt does when it’s working. Hopefully at some point soon the excerpt kicks in and then you’ll be enticed into finding out more on a different page…. Read More

National Women in Roofing Announces Speakers and Events at MRCA Annual Conference

NWIR is proud to announce a series of events at this year’s Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) annual conference being held in Kansas City, MO, November 10 – 13, 2015.  NWIR will feature unique presentations in conjunction with mentoring circles and a hospitality event encouraging networking, education and mentoring for women roofing professionals. Kicking off the NWIR events… Read More

Message from National Women in Roofing Chair

Many years ago, I sat with a group of women as we talked about our experiences in the roofing industry.  How it took special women to work in such a male dominated industry.  But it was also an interesting career choice for many of us as we explained to family and friends that we worked… Read More