December 18, 2019
DeSimone’s New York office recently hosted a winter social and networking event for existing and prospective members of NWiR – National Women In Roofing. Giulia Alimonti, a Senior Associate at DeSimone, was this year named leader of the association’s New York Council, and organized the event as an ambassador and representative for both DeSimone and NWiR. Stephen DeSimone, President and Chief Executive Officer of DeSimone Consulting Engineers, was also on-hand to welcome the attendees.
Founded in 2016, NWiR is the premier independent association for women in the roofing industry and has expanded to include 48 chapters around the country.
National Women in Roofing (NWIR) is a volunteer-based organization that supports and advances the careers of women roofing professionals. We provide networking, mentoring, education and 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.
Our focus is on connecting and empowering women so that their training and leadership skills can help drive the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry. Our membership also includes and welcomes men who support the inclusion of women in the roofing industry. Working together, we 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.
Click here to read more about the organization.