DENVER (CBS4) – From July 15-19, girls from Denver-area high schools are learning about careers in transportation and construction. On Tuesday, the students saw the beginning phases of a maintenance hangar at Denver International Airport.

Transportation and Construction Girl Career Days (credit: CBS)

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Throughout Transportation and Construction Girl Career Days, the girls will tour five job sites and hear from women in male-dominated fields.

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“It’s really important to have diversity in a company and it really drives change and success. So, a lot of the industry is really seeing that and saying we need more women,” said Keller Hays, one of the organizers of the Transportation and Construction Girl Program.

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This week’s program is full, but it’s not too late to learn how women can be successful in these industries. On July 21, the organization is visiting a woman-owned architectural firm. For more information on how to sign up, visit