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For the Record – Fighting for women in construction

(Lindsay Kearns / BCCWITT) Lindsay Kearns teaches a workshop for middle school aged girls for BCCWITT in partnership with the Construction Foundation of BC. Lindsay Kearns is a Red Seal certified electrician with over ten years experience, so it is no surprise that...

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Women Build BC 2021 Conference

The BC Centre for Women in the Trades’ (BCCWITT) Women Build BC 2021 Conference brings together women from the trades, industry leaders and others working to support them, to network and build relationships that will lead to the increased attraction, retention and advancement of women in the trades.

Just a few things that participants will learn:

  • Best practices for building a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace
  • Proven strategies to remove barriers to attract and retain women in the trades
  • Supports available for women in the trades

The Future of Work: Women in trades Lindsay Kearns of the BC Centre for Women in the Trades explains the growth in women working in the trades and why this will likely grow during the recovery from the pandemic