The mission of NWiR is to empower women in the roofing industry.
National Women in Roofing (NWiR) is a volunteer-based organization that supports and advances the careers of women roofing professionals, from manufacturing to design to installation, investigation to repair to management, and every step in between. NWiR provides networking, mentoring, education and industry recruitment opportunities from the rooftop to the boardroom, for the young professional at the start of her career to the seasoned manager in the executive suite. Through a commitment to connect and empower women in roofing, NWiR members contribute to the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry.
Membership also includes and welcomes men who support the inclusion of women in the roofing industry. Working together, NWiR members are bringing the industry to a new level of excellence by supporting and promoting the contributions of women as an essential component to the future of roofing.
NWIR is guided by a strong framework of bylaws, processes and procedures that are designed to ensure implementation of the following pillars of the association:
Reach beyond traditional recruitment strategies to attract, hire and retain women who will bring diverse backgrounds, talents and experiences to the roofing industry and will elevate the professionalism and diversity of our community.
Provide opportunities to interact with and learn from women in the roofing industry, creating strong, long-lasting and supportive networks with each other and through strategic alliances with other organizations.
Create high-quality learning programs and experiences for men and women to build successful businesses and careers in the roofing industry, with a focus on business skills, professional development, and self-advocacy to support their technical expertise and advance their careers.
Mentor and empower women in the roofing industry to advocate for themselves and achieve excellence in their chosen careers.
Filmed at IRE 2017, with the help of Roofing Contractor Magazine, hear from the Executive Committee about National Women in Roofing. Watch the video.