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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.




  • WBF’s Class 1 Driver Program gives women the tools to be successful in the industry.

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Jul 26, 2017
    In an effort to leverage one of the most significantly untapped sources to help alleviate the impending driver shortage, Women Building Futures (WBF) is offering women a chance to take its Professional Class 1 Driver Program.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.trucknews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/TWT-DE-20170108.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read the full article.&nbsp;</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/wbf-class3-driver-49.jpg?sfvrsn=8dec0aae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=4DC9581D558948B1AC595C2D3A48FD6C43195315" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="WBF-class3-driver-49" title="WBF-class3-driver-49" /><br /> <br /> Interested in taking our Professional Class 1 Program? <a href="/programs/professional-class-1-driver" target="_blank">Click here</a> for program details and how to apply.&nbsp;
  • On-Ramps to Industry: Programs increasing diversity in Alberta’s construction industry

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Jul 21, 2017
    <p>Edmonton Construction Association Magazine, Summer 2017 - The construction workforce is aging, and some educational organizations such as Women Building Futures say that to mitigate attrition, industry needs to look to under-represented demographics to take their places.<br /> <br /> To read the full article, <a href="https://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/docs/default-source/News-Articles/summer-2017-breaking-ground.pdf" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/wbf-carp-0056.jpg?sfvrsn=e4f70aae_2&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=05F708C6B1192AED3A52A5C590EED6F0E6668266" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="WBF-Carp-0056" title="WBF-Carp-0056" />