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Celebrating Women in Wood Design & Construction: Keynote & Networking Event

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

  • In Person

Regional In-Person Networking Event (San Francisco, CA)

Join WoodWorks and Regional Director Chelsea Drenick, SE, for the third annual networking event celebrating women who are driving innovation in wood projects in the Bay Area.

Followed by networking & happy hour on the terrace


Carbon Reductions Reach New Heights with California’s Tallest Wood Building

Keynote Speakers:

Ashley Cagle, PE, SE | Technical Director, WoodWorks

Ashley is a licensed professional and structural engineer in California, having worked as a structural consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area and Spokane, Washington, with an expertise in light wood-frame construction. In addition to providing technical support on light wood-frame and mass timber projects around the country, she leads WoodWorks’ efforts to educate architects and engineers on using life cycle assessment as a tool to measure the embodied carbon impact of wood products and buildings. Throughout her career, Ashley has been involved in various professional and code-development committees. She received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and a Master of Science from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Jessica Martinez, PE | Structural Sustainability Specialist, DCI Engineers

Jessica Martinez is the sustainability specialist at DCI Engineers and serves to educate her staff and peers on sustainable solutions for structural design. Since joining DCI in 2017, she has elevated her technical expertise as a structural engineer by becoming the go-to resource for embodied carbon reduction and life cycle assessment. Jessica serves on the Seattle Carbon Leadership Forum Steering Committee where she provides leadership from the structural perspective to impact meaningful change in the building industry. She’s also the co-leader of SE2050 Committee’s Resources Working Group and Secretary of the NCSEA Sustainable Design Committee where she collaborates with other structural engineers leading sustainability initiatives across the country to share best practices and push the decarbonization of the built environment.



SF LGBT Center

1800 Market Street, San Francisco, CA


For questions or additional information, please contact:

Jaime Krohn, CMP | | (312) 841-8272


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August 22
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Event Category:


SF LGBT Center
1800 Market Street, 202 - Rainbow Room
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States