Join us at events to promote education and mentoring with your WiRE peers.

rosemaryUpcoming WiRE Events:

Upcoming Events:

Please check back soon for future WiRE events!

Previous WiRE Events:

CHICAGO  Women in the Built World Symposium 2018
When: Friday, February 2, 2018
Where: University Center, 525 S. State St., Chicago
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Cocktails at 4:30

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois‘ (SEAOI)  Women in Structural Engineering (WiSE) is pleased to partner with Women in Restoration & Engineering (WiRE) and Chicago Women in Architecture (CWA) to present this one-day Symposium.

Join us for a day of networking and exploring topics including Equity and Engagement, Work-Life Balance, Generational Views on the Industry, Navigating Career Choices, Super Tall Structures, Material Restoration, and Project Management Expectations.


CHICAGO – Holiday Church Tour and Social event!!!
When: Tuesday, December 8
Location: Second Presbyterian Church – 1936 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
Time: 6:00pm meet at church entrance for tour
Social After Tour: Kroll’s South Loop – 1736 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

BOSTON – Kick off event!!!
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Location: Solas Irish Pub – 710 Boylston Street, Boston
Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm (local time)

DENVER – Kick off event!!!
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Location: Ignite Ale House + Kitchen – 7995 Sheridan Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm (local time)

Hands-On Workshops
We are planning on some hands-on half-day workshops during the fall, winter, and early spring. 3.0 CEUs will be offered for each. Free for members and $20 each for non-members.

Upcoming workshops include:

  • Stone Repair – SOLD OUT!!
    • Where: Henry Frerk Sons, Inc. (Event Sponsor)
    • Address: 3210 N. Troy, Chicago, IL 60618
    • When: Friday, November 6, 2015
    • Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
    • After: Social at Revolution Brewery
    • SOLD OUT! (we got it up to 30 spots)
  • Stained Glass 
    • TBD
  • Masonry and Mortar
    • TBD

Annual WiRE Leadership Conference
Speakers to discuss topics relating to the field of restoration and engineering and an opportunity to meet female leaders in Chicago and others in our community. Conference date to be determined.

Mentoring with Young Girls
Teaming up with youth organizations that encourage young girls to become leaders, and select careers in science, math, engineering, and construction.