All businesses have been affected economically by the pandemic, some more severe than others. In an effort to help women owned businesses, and to show our support for Women's History Month, The Business Council will highlight a different woman-owned business each day of the month of March.
After learning about today's highlighted business, please check out our previous featured businesses.
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Founder & CEO | Bradford Construction
Sandra Wilkin, Founder and CEO of Bradford Construction, the trailblazing construction firm she founded in 1989. It has grown into one of the leading women-owned enterprises (WBEs) in New York’s building industry.
Crain’s New York Business called her a “hard hat with style”; Forbes magazine has lauded her as a “game-changer”; City & State Magazine recognized her as one of the “Power 100 Women.”
Sandra Wilkin serves as a Trustee of The City University of New York (CUNY). She is the Vice Chair for Facilities Planning and Management and Vice Chair for Student Affairs, and Special Programs, committees.
Sandra co-founded the Women Builders Council, an organization to raise awareness and to advocate for legislative change for women businesses in the building industry. Sandra is also a member of NYS MWBE Advisory Council, NYC MWBE Advisory Council, and the School Construction Authority Diversity Board.
A passionate advocate for minority and woman-owned business enterprises (MWBEs), she has spent more than two decades providing award-winning oversight for mentorship programs and capacity building.
Bravo and Bradford, a collaborative, share the mission to help urban communities and our public and private partners thrive. We do this through a shared commitment to reimagine buildings, transportation systems, public spaces, campuses, and infrastructure to improve connectivity, efficiency, resiliency, sustainability, profitability, service, and performance. A collaborative approach helps our architects, engineers, construction managers, and business professionals drive innovation, foster creativity, and guide business strategies that answer our clients’ toughest challenges.
MWBE Advancement Opportunities (NYS Comptroller's Office)
Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (Empire State Development)
10 Resources for Women Owned Businesses (US Chamber)
Women Owned Business Guide (US Small Business Administration)
Resource Center (National Association of Women Business Owners)
Leadership Center (Forbes Women)
Mompreneurs Resources & Guides (Entrepreneur.com)
The Best Information for Today's Women in Business in 2021 (Truic StartUp)
A Fair Shot For Women Entrepreneurs (Business World)
After the pandemic, put women first (Arkansas Gazette)
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