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Year-End Celebration

Year-End Celebration

Thank you to our sponsor, Air Flow Mechanical, and our host, McCarthy Building Companies, for last month’s Year-End Celebration! We reminisced over 2018 and enjoyed getting together for one last hurrah before the new year!...

Face Your Fears

Face Your Fears

Face Your Fears Thank you to DPR for sponsoring last month’s “Face Your Fears” event! WiOPS members learned about many different aspects of public speaking and developed tactics to become more comfortable speaking to a number of different audiences. We can’t wait to...

Stories from the Ladder

Stories from the Ladder

Stories from the Ladder Thank you to our sponsors Webcor and Autodesk Gallery for hosting a fun-filled evening of networking and story sharing with Women in Construction Operations. The Panel of women representing a variety of positions from the general contractor,...

Fireproofing

Fireproofing

Fireproofing Thank you to Martin Bros. for sponsoring last month’s fireproofing event! WiOPS members learned about the different types of fireproofing, how and why they are used in different applications, and even got to practice applying it. We learned so much and...

Sheet Metal and Piping Fabrication Tour and Assembly

Sheet Metal and Piping Fabrication Tour and Assembly

Sheet Metal and Piping Fabrication Tour and Assembly Thank you ACCO Engineered Systems for hosting our WiOPS NorCal September event. The tour and hands-on experience was spectacular. There are so many photos of all the fun and learning that was happening! Thanks again...

Hitting the Links with Drinks

Hitting the Links with Drinks

Thank you, AMPCO! Thank you to AMPCO for sponsoring last month’s golf event! We had such a great time hitting the links, getting expert golf advice, cheering each other on, and networking over drinks. Nice swings, everyone! Click on Picture to see...

Silica Seminar and Hands-On with Hilti

Silica Seminar and Hands-On with Hilti

Silica Seminar and Hands-On with Hilti Thank you for Hilti for sponsoring a wonderful event at The Laundry in San Francisco. We learned about silica dust control and overall job site safety and how the Hilti tools can help us in controlling these risks. We had a lot...

Networking Lifelines

Networking Lifelines

Networking Lifelines Thank you ISEC for sponsoring our July 2018 event! The evening featured our Southern California Board in a panel discussion, which followed with a Q&A session for members to get to know them better on both a professional and a personal level....

Sheet Metal Shop Tour!

Sheet Metal Shop Tour!

Thank you ACCO for sponsoring our June 2018 event!  WiOPS members got a behind-the-scenes tour of their Sheet Metal Fabrication Shop, then got hands-on and made their own tool caddies!

BIM to Fabrication Process Piping and Plumbing with Murray Company

BIM to Fabrication Process Piping and Plumbing with Murray Company

BIM to Fabrication Process Piping and Plumbing with Murray Company We would like to thank Murray Company for hosting our WiOPS NorCal May event at their shop. We had a great time learning about the BIM coordination process and piping techniques such as Orbital Welding...

New Stanford Hospital Jobsite Tour

New Stanford Hospital Jobsite Tour

Thank you ISEC for the New Stanford Hospital Jobsite Tour We would like to extend a huge thank you to our March event sponsor ISEC for putting together a fun and informative tour of the New Stanford Hospital. Also, thank you to Stanford Health Care and Clark McCarthy...

Pressing Pipe with Pan-Pac!

Pressing Pipe with Pan-Pac!

Pressing Pipe with Pan-Pac! Thank you to Pan-Pacific Mechanical for sponsoring our March event! We had a great time learning how to press pipe, networking, and more!

Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend!

Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend!

Thank you to Hilti for sponsoring our February event! We had a great time learning how to core holes in concrete, getting a behind-the-scenes tour of your manufacturing plant, and networking with our colleagues over food and drinks!    

Mentoring as a 2 Way Street

Mentoring as a 2 Way Street

Thank you to McCarthy Building Companies for sponsoring our February event! We had a great time networking with our colleagues and gaining insight from Al Berardi, McCarthy’s VP of Human Resources, on how we can develop a mentor/mentee relationship.    ...

5 Year Anniversary of WiOPS

5 Year Anniversary of WiOPS

5 Year Anniversary of WiOPS Please join us for an evening of celebration as we commemorate the 5 year anniversary of WiOPS. Reflect on the past 5 years and learn about the year ahead in both Southern and Northern California. Drinks and appetizers will be provided. The...

NorCal January 2018 Launch

NorCal January 2018 Launch

Thanks to everyone that came to the NorCal Launch party and helped make it a success. Special thanks to Dome Construction for hosting. 

Bocce

Bocce with Hensel Phelps Please join us to celebrate the end of a successful first year with Bocce Ball.   ALL ARE WELCOME   Join us for a night of networking while playing Bocce ball and recapping the year. For the holiday season, we will be collecting donations of...

October 2017 – Mentorship / Rountable

October 2017 – Mentorship / Rountable

Mentoring as a Two Way Street Thank you to McCarthy for hosting October’s Mentorship Workshop. This informative and engaging presentation taught us how to create and establish successful mentoring relationships, and also how to maintain them. We hope everyone enjoyed...

September 2017 – Diversity in the Workplace

September 2017 – Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity Thank you to DPR Construction and all of our speakers for hosting September’s “Diversity in the WorkPlace” panel event for a fun evening filled with great discussions! Thanks to our...

August 2017 – Pick a Card… Any Card

August 2017 – Pick a Card… Any Card

Pick A Card... Any Card WiOPS would like to thank both ISEC and Fry Reglet for hosting another spectacular event “Pick a Card, Any Card” in August. We were able to learn about both companies and some of the high profile projects they are currently working on. The...

July 2017 – BIM to FAB to Social Hour

July 2017 – BIM to FAB to Social Hour

WiOPS would like to thank Murray Company for hosting BIM to FAB to Networking! We hope everyone learned a great amount while having fun at this hands-on event. Thanks to our Sponsor:...

July 2017 – Breakfast with the Best

July 2017 – Breakfast with the Best

Thank you to Swinerton Builders for hosting July’s breakfast event at the Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego locations! This was the first time we have held a breakfast and we hope you all had a great time kicking your Fridays off with this special WiOPS event....

June 2017 – Hitting the Links with Drinks

June 2017 – Hitting the Links with Drinks

We hope everyone enjoyed "Hitting the Links with Drinks" on Wednesday! Whether you swung some clubs, stopped by the drink cart, or spent time getting to know other WiOPS members and fellow women in the industry, we hope you had a great time. Thanks to all who came...

May 2017 – Estimating Tips and Tricks

May 2017 – Estimating Tips and Tricks

WiOPS would like to thank Bluebeam for hosting “Estimation Tips and Tricks” at their headquarters in Pasadena last month. We hope everyone benefited from this event and had a great time doing so!

March 2017 – Upload LA

March 2017 – Upload LA

Thank you to all that attended our March event. Here is a photo from the lecture portion of the evening, as well as one of WiOPS member Preeti D’Souza of TELACU walking a project in Virtual Reality. Thank you for hosting the March event, Martin...

February 2017 – Inspired Art & Wine

February 2017 – Inspired Art & Wine

As always, the pinot and paint event was a big hit amongst members. This year, there was a different spin to the event and we painted wine bottles in lieu of canvas. You are bound to see painted wine bottles displayed in many offices!

January 2017 – Whiskey and Winners

January 2017 – Whiskey and Winners

This was a fantastic event to celebrate 4 years with WiOPS. Murray hosted an excellent and elegant affair and we had a fantastic group of panelists discussing what has made them so successful as winners both personally and professionally. A big thank you to Murray and...