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'Build Like A Girl' Event Emphasizes Importance Of Construction, Manufacturing, Fabrication Skills

DENVER (CBS4)- More than 100 Girl Scouts attended the "Build Like A Girl" event in Denver over the weekend. The girls ranged in age from kindergarten to high school seniors.

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They got to be a part of hands-on demonstrations. The event brought in local businesses specializing in construction, manufacturing and fabrication.

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Those are crucial fields as Colorado is experiencing a boom in construction. The industry is projected to gain 400,000 new jobs by 2030. The hope is to inspire more women to be part of that workforce.

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