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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.




  • ‘You Got This’ campaign encourages women pursuing careers in trades-Global TV

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Feb 05, 2018
    &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got a lot of work to do,&rdquo; said Jacqueline Andersen, the director of stakeholder relations with the non-profit society. &ldquo;Women are between four and six per cent of the field-level trades professions. And so, this conversation needs to continue, we need our partners to continue it, we need everyone to share it and we want this conversation to not stop and to be impactful.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> <a href="https://globalnews.ca/news/3871186/you-got-this-campaign-encourages-women-pursuing-careers-in-trades/">To see the full article click here.</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/you_got_this_1.jpg?sfvrsn=5a681bae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=512DDCD952822ED399E9CA64E8397B394892D652" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="You_Got_This_1" title="You_Got_This_1" />
  • WBF featured on News Talk 770 with Danielle Smith

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Nov 27, 2017
    Women Building Futures are encouraging women to enter the trades. At around 5 percent of field-level trades professions, WBF is hoping a new ad campaign entitled 'You Got This' will help change minds about women in trades.&nbsp;Jacqueline Andersen of Women Building Futures joins Danielle Smith to discuss why women should get into trades.<br /> <br /> To hear the full interview, <a href="https://omny.fm/shows/danielle-smith/you-got-this">click here.</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/radio-interview.jpg?sfvrsn=e06919ae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=E8DE1BB7FA766C95455FF1006BCAAB41993EF292" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="Radio Interview" title="Radio Interview" />