Emily Bittenbender, Managing Partner of Bittenbender Construction, LP, was recently profiled in the Winter 2020 issue of inBUSINESS, the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s magazine.

Focusing on increasing diversity and inclusion in business, Emily speaks about why she needed to start her own company, and the importance of building opportunities by being a mentor for women and minorities in the industry.

Considered one of the most diverse companies in our region, Bittenbender has made diversity, inclusion and equality her mission – with a workforce consisting of sixty-percent women professionals and 16% minorities. …

“It’s important for me to be a mentor for women and minorities,“ says Bittenbender. “It’s hard to succeed as a start-up and even more difficult for an African-American woman.” …

“Women need to help women,” Bittenbender says twice.

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