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2024 FWC Women Rock: Annual Awards Reception

The program was held at the Offshore Rooftop in Chicago, IL.

On June 5, 2024, the Federation of Women Contractors (FWC) celebrated 35 years of Women Rocking the Industry awards ceremony at the Offshore Rooftop at Navy Pier. It was a wonderful evening of networking and entertainment, with a spectacular fireworks show to end the night. 

The Federation of Women Contractors (FWC) is the most recognized leader among women-owned businesses in the construction and design industries.  In existence since 1989, it is committed to the advancement of entrepreneurial women whose members include contractors, professional services firms and suppliers. FWC is made up of dedicated working women in the Chicagoland area who are excited about the construction industry.  FWC represents diverse trades, general construction, specialty contractors, architecture and engineering firms, landscaping, and suppliers of all kinds of goods and services representing every facet and component of construction.

A special congratulations to ECA's Vice President, Kendra Dinkins, President of Taylor Electric, for receiving the 2024 President's Award!


2024 Awardees:

  • Emilia DiMenco - Women's Business Development Center Visionary Leaders of the Year Award 
  • Bear Construction - Workforce Advocate of the Year Award 
  • Chicago Women in Trades - Workforce Advocates of the Year Award 
  • Kendra Dinkins - 2024 President's Award 
  • Illinois Department of Transportation - Infrastructure Impact Award | Rebuild Illinois


Check out some of the highlights below:

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Pictured above is ECA's Vice-President, Kendra Dinkinks, President of Taylor Electric, receiving the 2024 Presidents Award.


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Pictured above is the FWC Board of Directors.


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Pictured above is the Aldridge Electric band. 


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Fireworks to close out the night.


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