DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations Committee Launches Video
What is the geotechnical field?

June 29, 2020, Hawthorne N.J.:

DFI's Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Committee has launched a new video, “What is the geotechnical field?” 

The 4-minute video features DFI members showcasing the many roles and career opportunities available in the geotechnical field. The video promotes a link to a web page with resources for more information. 

DFI encourages companies and professionals in the geotechnical industry to share the video when visiting colleges for teaching or recruiting and local high schools for a career day.  

The video was produced with sponsorship from 25 DFI member companies. 

The video is available on DFI’s YouTube Channel or at

Contact: Theresa Engler, Executive Director at (973) 423-4030, 

About DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Committee: DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations Committee comprises women and men who advocate for retaining women in the deep foundations industry. The committee's goal is to foster greater success and interest of professional women in the industry by promoting networking events, endorsing outreach and building mentoring relationships.


About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI ( is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 4,000 members worldwide.