PBS NewsHour

A female CEO who’s paving the way for others

Clip: 11/21/2016 | 4m 58s

There’s been a boom in female entrepreneurship in cities around the country, but when it comes to construction, there remains a lag. For Nellie Torres, a woman of color, it was doubly challenging to enter the industry. After years of not taking no for an answer, Torres is now the CEO of New York-based ProjectSpan, known for some of the city’s most sought-after projects. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 11/21/16

Rating: NR

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