Barbara Kavovit isn't worried about breaking the glass ceiling, she's too busy installing it. On a construction site in Noho - the soon-to-be sprawling offices of Bandier - men in dusty pants and hard hats circle about in a well choreographed dance of instructions. And in the middle of it all, the drilling and the hammering and the obstacle courses of big, heavy material, stands the woman calling all the shots, in a very, New York chic ensemble, might we add,
The commercial construction industry is a big world, and Barbara Kavovit is a big name. Formerly the head at Anchor Construction, which grew under her lead into one of the largest, female-owned General Contracting companies in the United States, she's now the CEO and founder of Evergreen Construction.
Click through for all the badassery of the only woman on the job site - rocking Gucci work boots and a pink hard hat, natch.
[Photos by Yumi Matsuo Photography]