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We’ve all got unconscious biases. Some companies do better to keep it in check. Amazon Web Services takes it to a new level: Before every interview, AWS managers and directors must watch a 30-minute unconscious bias video to prep prior to meeting prospective candidates. “It’s amazing how many little biases you have,” said Sandra Benson,… more
Female leaders
The pandemic has forced many companies into recovery and resilience. National Institute of Building Sciences CEO Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, recently spoke with ASAE Stronger By Association podcast host Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, about NIBS’ work for the built environment. Woods was joined by three female leaders from the association community to… more
Jamie Gentoso was young when she got her first taste of construction.
Jamie Gentoso was young when she got her first taste of construction. It was her architecture class at East Lansing High School in Michigan. One of the class projects involved designing a home for a family on a specific plot of land, using a set budget. She loved solving a complex problem with various constraints and thought architecture would be… more
Building professionals and officials from across the industry met virtually to close out the second day of Building Innovation 2020 on August 19.
Building professionals and officials from across the industry met virtually to close out the second day of Building Innovation 2020 on August 19. The National Institute of Building Sciences received more than 1,000 registrants to the annual meeting, hosting representatives from 45 countries worldwide. Day 2 of the meeting kicked offwith Billie… more
The first day of the Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition conference kicked off strong with more than 1,000 registrants.
The first day of the Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition conference kicked off strong with more than 1,000 registrants. National Institute of Building Sciences CEO Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, opened the show August 18 with some encouraging words about the built environment and NIBS’ position as a convener of individuals and organizations across… more