Peggy Newquist is a Principal of Constructing Opportunity, LLC a talent development firm specializing in the A/E/C industries. She is a passionate advocate on behalf of women in the construction industry and believes companies that recognize the value of diversity will win the war for talent. Peggy holds a BS in Construction Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Construction Engineering from Illinois Tech. She sits on the Industry Advisory Board at Purdue and is the founder of the PU CEM WinC student-alumnae mentoring program. Peggy is a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and a trustee for the NAWIC Education Foundation.