Company starts “Next Chapter” to help place women in engineering and technology positions
January 26, 2017
The “Next Chapter” program has employment opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields who are returning to the workforce after a two- or more-year break in their careers.
Columbus nonprofit honored for its committment to helping working women
December 21, 2016
Bryant® Heating & Cooling Dealers of central Ohio are proud to announce the donation of a new Ford Fiesta to an inspiring client breaking through barriers and achieving success with the Dress for Success Columbus program after the nonprofit was recognized as a Bryant True Hero.
"In 2015, women comprised 57 percent of the national labor force, according to the DOL; however, only 1.7 percent of the total employed heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration installers and technicians were women. Women represent an untapped resource for the HVACR industry."
Let’s be honest, white males make up a pretty good chunk of this industry. The problem is white males only make up about 31 percent of the U.S. population. This industry needs to have an outreach beyond these demographics if it hopes to flourish in the future.
Recipients are from companies, government agencies, and nonprofits across North America and Europe
September 10, 2015
Sheila Tierney, vice president of product management for HVAC Parts & Supply Solutions at Ingersoll Rand, was named a winner of Diversity Journal’s 14th annual Women Worth Watching Award. Tierney is among 100 executives chosen for the honor.
South Carolina Air Distributors and Armstrong Air recently hosted the first-ever South Carolina All-Women’s Factory Tour and Luncheon. The event, which was held at the Allied Air Enterprises plant in Orangeburg, drew 100 women who work within the offices of contractors across the state.