On March 25th, Adelphi University hosted their 2023 Women’s Leadership Conference, themed Defining Leadership for Our Lives, Our Careers, and Our Communities. Mara Johnston, Managing Principal of Keystone Global, was invited to speak on the advancement of women’s leadership In underrepresented fields.
She shared her personal and professional insights, including those gathered from her recent panel discussions at The ENR Top Young Professionals Conference and National Women’s Leadership Forum earlier in the month.
Thank you to Engineering News-Record, Women Builders Council and Adelphi University, for facilitating these essential conversations about empowering new generations of leaders, and thank you to those who continue to build the next generation of leaders Diego de Veyga, Jenny Snape, PE, John Costello, Derek Lacey, Renee Sacks, Ph.D., Lisa-Ann Marchesi, Loryn Riggiola, Melissa Steeves.
About Mara Johnston
Mara Johnston is the Managing Principal and Co-Founder of Keystone Global. Mara is a proven leader in our industry, having founded two successful companies, Keystone Global and Amaracon. Each company provides a valuable role in the Construction industry, impacting the quality of building and civil projects and paving the way for efficient and cost-effective project delivery solutions. Mara’s educational and professional career has been entirely dedicated and focused on the construction industry. Some of Mara’s achievements include the following: Selected as National and NY/NJ Top 20 Under 40 by Engineering News Record, 20 Under 40 NY PWC and WBC Emerging Leaders and Past President of the NYC Chapter of the CFMA. Mara currently holds her Series 24, 79 and 63 and insurance brokers license and is fluent in Spanish. Mara graduated from Bryn Mawr College and received her Masters from the University of Pennsylvania in City and Regional Planning, with a focus on Infrastructure and Transportation.