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Putting MWDBE Strategies to Work Rebuilding Our Workforce

What does a modernized AEC industry look like amid shifting ideas about labor? It’s clear to see that things are changing— and this issue of IQ is dedicated to helping design-build teams make sense of it all, especially in regard to workplace diversity. Ever the paragon of innovation and transformation, DBIA is committed to giving you the tools and information you need to stay apace with this shift. Read on to learn how in our preview of this issue’s top stories.


  • Find out the best ways to turn challenges into opportunity and see several examples of DBIA’s comprehensive MWDBE strategies at work in our cover story.
  • Learn how the New Terminal Project at Kansas City International Airport will leave a lasting legacy for the city’s minority- and women-owned businesses (M/WBEs).
  • See how design-build facilitated the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations’ successful delivery of the U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros in Mexico.
  • Read DBIA’s advocacy team’s predictions for implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and a detailed recap of DBIA’s most successful legislative season to date.

…and so much more!

Read the entire issue here