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    May 12, 2020 • czweig

    Call for Project Case Studies

    Submit to: ElevateHer@zweiggroup.com

    Deadline: 6/15/20

    Across multiple industries companies are realizing that diversity is more than just a buzzword. Project teams with individuals with diverse ages, values/beliefs, traditions, ethnic backgrounds, and personalities are continually outperforming those that are not. Diverse project teams offer the ability to solve complex problems and identify innovative solutions. Zweig Group’s ElevateHER Class of 2020 is studying this effect on the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry and is in search of project case studies which exemplify the impact diversity has on project performance and financial success.

    We are looking for projects where diversity* led to a positive project outcome that otherwise may not have been achieved, such as:

    • Improved public perception
    • Increased financial performance
      • Project completed on time or on budget
    • Project success that led to repeat work with clients / owners
    • Positive community impact
    • Other project metrics
      • Mentoring opportunities
      • Challenging existing project constraints
      • Sustainability aspect

    If you have current or completed projects that fit the criteria, please submit the following information to elevateher@zweiggroup.com:

    • Project Name, Owner and location
    • List of subconsultants, indicate if any are DMWESB certified
    • General project description
    • Total project budget or construction cost, including funding source
    • Description of how diversity was implemented for the project
    • A brief statement explaining how diversity benefitted the project and led to a positive project outcome, especially as related to repeat business or project financial success
    • Contact information (name, firm, phone number and email) for follow-up interviews

    Your input will help the Zweig Group ElevateHER team develop metrics and may be featured in a future Zweig Group study.

    *“Diversity” for the purposes of this study can refer to differences of culture, gender, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic background, age, or sexual orientation. We are looking for projects with diversity at all levels of the project execution, including:

    • Diversity of project funding
    • Diversity of project stakeholders
    • Diversity of project end-users
    • Diversity of design and construction team