National Association of Professional Women Inducts Lisa Duncan, Principal / Co-Owner of CADsoft Consulting, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Lisa Duncan selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I'm pleased to recognize Lisa with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Lisa Duncan as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I'm pleased to recognize Lisa with this important honor,” says NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

“I have my fingers on the pulse of the industry,” says Lisa Duncan, Principal and Co-Owner of CADsoft Consulting, which is highly regarded in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Known for taking the long view, Ms. Duncan is able to articulate where the industry is headed as much as 30 years ahead. Her long-term approach helps companies position themselves to thrive as the trends and changes unfold, while preparing them for her vision of a future full of better building methods.

As an industry ambassador and catalyst, Ms. Duncan talks to company executives about challenges such as preparing today’s students to be tomorrows trained workforce, managing workers from different generations and using advanced technologies to solve business problems. She also sits on numerous public-private committees to influence legislation on matters that will affect how people buy AEC services in the future.

Ms. Duncan is a frequent speaker, famous for her inspirational talks about the AEC industry. Audiences become re-energized about where their industry and careers are headed, and excited about new collaborative partnerships that can help their companies make positive change happen. She is currently in the process of earning her LEED and Lean Construction Institute certifications to stay well-versed in those areas.

Awards & Accomplishments: M.A., University of Arizona, Speech and Language Pathology, Minor in Neurology; Alliance for Construction Professionals; Phoenix College President Partnership Award


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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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