Unlocking Success in Construction: Mentorship and Networking w/ Paulette Dallas | The EBFC Show 076

Paulette Dallas, ACE Mentor Program Regional Director, explores the life-changing potential of mentorship and networking for aspiring students in the construction industry. Paulette reveals a world of diverse opportunities within the ACE Mentor Program, from scholarships and internships to externships, ensuring students from all backgrounds can thrive, regardless of their educational path.

Discover the game-changing Transformative Partners Program, where Paulette shares invaluable insights on ongoing mentorship for students spanning from high school through college and securing a coveted position in the construction field. Gain exclusive access to Paulette's expertise as she unveils the true significance of networking, offering invaluable tips for students to cultivate their powerful connections within the industry. Prepare to be inspired as she showcases remarkable success stories of students who have harnessed the program's resources, securing internships and attending enriching summer camps, ultimately building their skills and expanding their network across the construction industry.

Don't miss out on this enlightening episode, where Paulette Dallas shines a light on the transformative influence of mentorship and networking vis examples of students who have seized these opportunities to shape their future within the construction field. Tune in now to gain the knowledge, motivation, and tools you need to pave your own path to success in this exciting industry with this exclusive podcast interview, making easier, better, and faster future leaders.

00:00:00 - Introduction
00:04:58 - ACE Mentor Program & Mission
00:07:34 - Scholarships
00:09:26 - CU Denver Student Camps
00:12:43 - 10,000 Students and over 4,000 Mentors
00:16:53 - How to get involved - ACE Mentor Program
00:18:11 - Nick's ACE Mentor Program Story
00:27:19 - Women in Construction Influences
00:32:32 - "Construction Scrum" learning resources
00:36:45 - Five Generations in Construction
00:38:40 - Make construction better
00:39:22 - Final Words

Show Links:
ACE Program Website https://www.acementor.org/
Scrum in less than 3 minutes: https://youtu.be/qfK_2fLUMbk
Paulette’s TikTok Debut: https://www.tiktok.com/@felipeengineer/video/7162284698159320363

Connect with Paulette via
LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulettedallas/

Connect with Felipe via
Construction Scrum (book & audiobook) via https://constructionscrum.com/
Social media at https://thefelipe.bio.link
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Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

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