Houston, Tex. — The Houston Business Journal has revealed its 2021 class of Women Who Mean Business, including Dialectic Engineering’s Lauren Ramos.
The Women Who Mean Business Awards recognize women in leadership roles that have demonstrated excellence in their careers and community. The group of 78 women leaders, including Ramos, will be honored at a luncheon in October.
Ramos, who has worked in the construction industry for 11 years, leads Dialectic’s Houston office as a project manager. With her expertise in mechanical engineering and MEP project management, she leads all local engineering projects and business development as the Kansas City-based engineering firm expands its Texas footprint.
As a Latina woman in STEM, Ramos is passionate about creating a pipeline of diverse talent for the construction and engineering industry. She has taken on several mentorship roles in her industry and her local community, including for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). She has also adopted leadership roles within professional organizations such as The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
“It’s personally important to me to create a supportive network and opportunities for success for fellow women and minorities in my industry — and I believe we can achieve this by facilitating meaningful mentorship in local and national organizations,” Ramos said. “Receiving a Women Who Means Business award validates the work I’ve done in my field and the work I hope to continue doing.”
Headquartered in Kansas City with offices in Austin and Denver, Dialectic is a 100%-employee-owned, full-service MEP design and consulting firm providing mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering design services nationwide. Dialectic serves its clients in the distribution, multifamily, retail/restaurants, entertainment, senior living, hospitality and charter schools/higher education spaces.
“As one of the younger leaders of our firm, Lauren undoubtedly has a very bright future both in engineering and construction, as well as within the local business community,” said Dialectic CEO Gregory Trees. “She truly embodies the spirit of a Woman Who Means Business, and we feel fortunate to have her as a leader on our team.”
About Dialectic Engineering
Founded in 1988 with offices in Kansas City, Austin and Denver, Dialectic Engineering is a 100% employee-owned, nontraditional mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering firm. Recognized as one of Kansas City’s Best Places to Work in 2020, Dialectic brings buildings to life across a broad range of verticals, including distribution, multifamily, retail/restaurants, cannabis, entertainment, senior living, hospitality and charter schools/higher education. Learn more at dialecticeng.com.