Happy Birthday, PWC!
|Photos: Laura Kershaw|
|A very happy birthday to Professional Women in Construction, which turned 30 and celebrated with a special holiday gala last month at The Yale Club. Above, PWC president Lenore Janis, PANYNJ’sSteve Plate, World Trade Center Construction’s Carla Bonacci andDebra Simonelli, and Tishman Construction’s Flora Ramos.The night also paid tribute to Carla and Debra for their key roles in the WTC project, which Lenore notes is “now back on track and moving toward completion.” Carla supervises funds totaling over $1B as head of the WTC infrastructure and project development group, while Debra is responsible for the coordination, design, and construction of the vehicular security center and tour bus parking facility, the central artery for the site’s truck delivery and parking system.|
|Among the dapper attendees at the sold-out event were ACB Architects’ Anthony Baker, Siemens Building Technologies’ Geralyn Spadafino and Tom Serwatka, RCGA Architects’ Martine Duphrezin, and The Fife Group’s Pat and Bill Fife. The non-profit, which advances opportunities for women and other minorities in construction and related industries, now has six chaptersnationwide. The night also included some swingin’ music from Stan Rubin and his Orchestra.|