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Julie Kuklinski

Julie Kuklinski

Biography

Julie Kuklinski is the Program Director for the Moore Community House Women in Construction Program. Julie came to the Gulf Coast in May of 2006 as a hurricane relief volunteer rebuilding homes affected by Hurricane Katrina. During this time, she led all-female crews in mold remediation work, demolition work, and all other types of residential construction.

Julie’s experiences working in east Biloxi led her to the Women in Construction Program in 2008. Julie has raised funds and has programmatically seen WinC through its pilot years shaping it into a solid and successful program that it is today. She was recognized by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2010 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Fund of Mississippi and the Faith in Women Coalition. Additionally, she serves on the DOL Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Mega Project EEO Committee, DOL Office of Apprenticeship Secretary of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship ad hoc committee for women in apprenticeship, and the Mississippi Apprenticeship Program planning council.