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NWiR Mentorship Spotlight – Renae Bales & Madeline Cabrera

Welcome to the times of D.C. (during Covid). The NWIR Mentoring Committee would like to remind everyone that nothing has changed with regards to having a mentor/mentee relationship during these times. B.C. (before Covid) mentoring in many cases were held over the phone or through video calls, and I am sure that A.C (after Covid) this will still be the predominate method. For those that indicated they would like to be a mentor you should have [...]

2020-05-09T14:25:38-06:00By |

ATAS’s Dedication to their Female Workforce

Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall cladding, ceilings, perimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Standard profiles include narrow and wide ribbed wall panels, corrugated styles, standing seam and batten seam roof systems, metal shingles, shakes, tiles, and more. Additional options include curved, tapered, and perforated panels; concealed or exposed fasteners; smooth or embossed textures; horizontal and vertical applications; and a choice of over 35 stock colors with 70% [...]

2020-05-01T03:56:35-06:00By |

NWiR Day 2020 Fashion Show Recap!

NWIR RESOURCE LIBRARY: Women’s PPE as displayed in our NWIR 2020 SAFETY WALK Fashion Show: Dovetail work gloves: IronClad Tough Chick Gloves # 3RNL3 Work pants: Work shirts: Work socks: Work Boots: NWIR DAY 2020 PROMO CODE: NWIR =AWESOME $10.00 off of Xena work booties and $10.00 donation to NWIR valid through 2-29-20. Timerland Pro boots #418H07 Outerwear, Jacket: Milwaukee heated jacket # 498XR68 Protective [...]

2020-04-11T09:30:29-06:00By |

Sales Tips to Keep your Business Moving During These Times

Sales Tips to Keep your Business Moving from SRS Distribution Inc.’s, John DeRosa Director of Contractor Training and Customer Experience As the coronavirus continues to impact our communities, SRS wants you to know that everyone’s safety is our top priority. SRS, the strongest national network of independent roofing distributors is a company devoted to our customers, vendors and employees. Now more than ever, this holds true in everything we do. This is an unprecedented time for [...]

2020-04-10T04:17:33-06:00By |

Calling all Sponsors: Take Advantage of Your Opportunities

Did you know your sponsorship to National Women in Roofing comes with a host of benefits? As an organization of volunteers, we try our best to keep you informed of these benefits, but many times this information gets lost in a pile somewhere in your office, that you can't access right now due to the current environment. Well, here's an easy way to access the information! You can visit the Sponsorship section of the website, or [...]

2020-04-10T04:14:39-06:00By |

A Message to NWiR Friends and Co-Workers

I feel compelled to pass along a message to my friends and co-workers, that when you hear the words “shelter in place” this means YOU, not the other guy. I just watched a moving news segment featuring first responders helping the elderly and sick, packed hospitals with Drs. and nurses showing visible signs of fatigue and the communities worldwide who are rallying to keep the faith and hope.  Getting through this is EVERYONE’S responsibility, so let’s [...]

2020-03-30T20:09:01-06:00By |

transition to remote work

Thinking of the NWIR family as so many transition to remote work. I’m hosting a free workshop this Thursday (3/19) and want to extend the invite to the NWIR community. Folks can sign up here if you'd like to join the workshop: A strengths-based approach to remote work: Powerful practices for uncertain times. ( Also, here's my latest Forbes article which can be a helpful resource as well: Coronavirus Have You Working Remotely? 5 Tips To [...]

2020-03-17T04:06:43-06:00By |

TAMKO: A Proud Founding Sponsor of NWiR

As a founding sponsor of National Women in Roofing, TAMKO Building Products LLC saw the immense potential of the organization from the beginning. But, in 2019, TAMKO acknowledged NWiR’s value in a new way by growing its employee membership in the organization by more than 500 percent. These new members include women in the field selling product, scientists working in labs, marketing professionals and women working in supply chain logistics. Sharenda Campbell, TAMKO Industrial Product Manager [...]

2020-03-15T04:06:58-06:00By |

Spring Cleaning Safety

Now that daylight savings time has passed, just like the days' everyone’s to-do list has grown longer with the addition of Spring cleaning. Working from home has its own set of challenges and potential risks. At work, you ensure that you and your employees have the proper PPE (personal protective equipment) for the job at hand. You should follow the same protocol at home. Similar to a job hazard analysis at work you can put the [...]

2020-03-10T04:06:50-06:00By |