Women in Deep Foundations Committee

Helen Robinson, PE, Chair

The Deep Foundations Institute Women in Deep Foundations Committee is comprised of women and men who are advocates for retaining women in the deep foundations industry. The goal is to foster greater success and interest of professional women in the industry by promoting networking events, endorsing outreach and building mentoring relationships. Please join our committee conference calls held on the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 AM Eastern time. Please contact me for call-in information.

Mission Statement: "To enhance professional opportunities for women in the deep foundations industry."
Recent News
7/17/2017 The committee is meeting at the DFI 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in New Orleans Oct. 24-27. See you there. Click to see the schedule.
5/25/2017 Read an update on WiDF Committee Activities from the May-June issue of Deep Foundations.
1/31/2017 The Committee and the DFI Educational Trust are awarding FIVE professional development grants for women involved in design and construction of deep foundations to attend the DFI Annual Conference in New Orleans this October. Learn more.
1/31/2017 The Committee is hosting its third annual networking reception at the DFI Annual Conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Industry professionals can network with their peers and enjoy a speed-networking session. Click to learn more.
12/20/2016 Read Mary Ellen Large's report on DFI Technical Committee's and Working Group's accomplishments from 2016 and future plans.
3/31/2016 Read the Member Profile from the Mar/Apr issue of Deep Foundations magazine - featuring Dr. Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos of the University of Michigan.