“One day, and I hope not too long into the future, we will see an end to gender balance being an issue within the industry. We won’t need a Women into Engineering day." Penny Marshall, regional director of the institution of Civil Engineers,
Patrice Accola (left), KJWW associate principal, participated in the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring. Accola, along with KJWW President Paul VanDuyne, shared business practices with Shireen Shelleh, a Palestinian civil engineer who is a managing partner at the Center for Engineering and Planning in Palestine.
Kelly Altes, PE, a lead structural engineer and project executive in KJWW's Des Moines office, has been named to Building Design + Construction magazine's 40 Under 40 Class of 2014. Six years after joining KJWW, Kelly became one of the youngest department supervisors in the company’s history.