The Science of Innovation: Moving the Roofing Industry Forward

According to the National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2018 report, women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce but only 28% of the science and engineering workforce. When evaluating these numbers within the roofing industry, that figure is even lower. While the roofing industry as a whole is widely dominated by… Read More

Meet Elite Roofing Supply the newest NWiR Sponsor!

Elite Roofing Supply, an independent distributor headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, was started seven years ago and to date has 16 green field locations in 5 states. Elite branches are run by Managing Partners who are empowered to make their buying and pricing decisions at the local level to provide a high level of service to… Read More

N.E.W.S. (Network of Educating Women Scholarship) Conference Attendee Program

Based on the association goals of mentoring, education, networking and recruitment, National Women in Roofing is pleased to offer a scholarship program for attendance at NWIR Day and the International Roofing Expo at the 2020 IRE and NRCA Convention in Dallas, Texas. This program is designed to encourage first time attendees who work for a roofing… Read More

Council Update: Turning your Quarterly Meetings into Women’s Workshops

Mixing Education and Networking to Build Careers in Northern NJ Fostering opportunities where our fellow NWiR members can learn and grow can feel like a tall order with an active calendar every month. To keep things fresh and engaging in the North New Jersey Council, we’ve leveraged our goals to prioritize recruiting, networking, education or… Read More

Updates and Additions to Member Services

Over the past year, we have added many additional features and programs to the association’s website. In addition to the already existing member only benefits of the member directory, the mentor/mentee matching program, committee participation, council leadership, and event discounts; we are now adding the mentoring blog, webinar archives, and the content resource library to… Read More

How do you pick the best footwear for your job?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that almost 5% of nonfatal workplace accidents requiring time off are foot related. Before picking out the best- looking pair of boots or shoes there are quite a few questions you need to ask. In addition to those questions, one thing people don’t understand is that Steel Toe shoes… Read More

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… Read More

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”… Read More

Elevating Women in the Roofing Industry

At IKO, we live and breathe our slogan – roofing elevated. In all we do, we strive for an elevated experience for the customers and industry we serve, through the products we create and for the people we employ. That includes making it a priority to celebrate and elevate women across our industry and to… Read More

Recruitment and Empowerment of Women the Rackley Roofing Way

Recruitment and empowerment of women can sometimes seem like a daunting task. But, many times its as easy as asking questions and listening. At Rackley Roofing, one of our core values is Innovative, which we define as introducing new ideas, originality, and thinking outside the box. As such, we are always looking at new ways… Read More