According to the National Women's Law Center, in 2010 women held a tiny percentage — 2.6 — of the U.S.'s 8.4 million construction jobs, the same percentage they held in 1983. But, according to CNN Money's, Deena Shanker, women are steadily chiseling away at the "concrete ceiling." The number of women-owned construction firms grew 76% between 1997 and 2007. Read more