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Women Building Futures

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Women Building Futures is valued for its expertise and thought leadership and is a trusted voice in the media about women in the construction and maintenance industry. Take a moment to read our most recent media articles and partnership announcements here.




  • February 28, 2017 - Piling Canada Magazine

    by System | Feb 28, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/female-powered-industry_1000w.jpg?sfvrsn=236d08ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Female-Powered-Industry_1000W" title="Female-Powered-Industry_1000W" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> Women Building Futures (WBF) and BuildForce speak on bridging the gap in order to attract more women into the trades. To read the full article, <a href="https://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/docs/default-source/News-Articles/pages.pdf" target="_blank">Click here</a>.
  • February 27, 2017 - Calgary Sun

    by System | Feb 27, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/wbf-ceo_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=179608ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="WBF-CEO_800w" title="WBF-CEO_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and Women Building Futures (WBF) have entered into a partnership to ensure a safer, more productive workplace for women working in the construction industry.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/02/27/partnership-to-make-positive-difference" target="_blank">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the full article.
  • February 17, 2017 – Edmonton & Calgary Sun

    by System | Feb 17, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/drive-to-succeed_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=aa8c08ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Drive-to-succeed_800w" title="Drive-to-succeed_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> Women Building Futures focuses on driving change with new Class 1 Driver program.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pressreader.com/similar/281848643362045" target="_blank">Read the full article</a>.
  • February 9, 2017

    by System | Feb 09, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/trans-mountain_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=f28908ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Trans-mountain_800w" title="Trans-mountain_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> Women Building Futures (WBF) and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project recently entered into a new partnership to recruit, assess and train Indigenous women for safe and productive entry into the pipeline construction field.
  • February 8, 2017 - CBC

    by System | Feb 08, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/listen_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=4f108ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="Listen_800w" title="Listen_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> Why women are expected to play a bigger role in the field in the coming years. Listen to the report&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/872680515683" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;
  • February 8, 2017 - Global News

    by System | Feb 08, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/wbf_speaking_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=fcfd08ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="WBF_Speaking_800w" title="WBF_Speaking_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> A partnership was announced Wednesday morning at a gathering of Alberta&rsquo;s construction leaders that aims to make construction sites safer for women.&nbsp;<a href="http://globalnews.ca/news/3235092/alberta-safety-partnership-aims-to-increase-opportunity-for-women-in-construction-industry/" target="_blank">Click here</a>&nbsp;to read the full article.
  • February 6, 2017

    by System | Feb 06, 2017
    <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/acsa_800w.jpg?sfvrsn=49e608ae_0" data-displaymode="Original" alt="ACSA_800w" title="ACSA_800w" style="vertical-align: middle;" /><br /> <br /> WBF and ACSA Partnership promotes a safer and more productive workplace for women. To learn more,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/Portals/49/pdf/reports/2017%2002%2007%20ACSA%20WBF%20Partnership%20Announcement_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a>.