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  • WBF featured on The Ryan Jespersen Show

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Feb 06, 2018
    <p>On February 5, 2018 WBF was on the air with Ryan Jesperson on 630 CHED talking all things WBF! Kathy Kimpton, President and CEO was joined by Tyler Gabert, GM of Willowridge Construction and Cara Wilson, WBF Alumni and Ironworker Apprentice with Local720. The conversation was lively and we talked about our YOU GOT THIS campaign, why we need to talk about a skilled trade as a first option career opportunity for women. Cara shared her empowering story about succeeding as an Ironworker and Tyler spoke about how industry is embracing women as skilled workers on job sites and why this is a good business decision.</p> <a href="https://omny.fm/shows/ryan-jespersen-show/feb-5-jespersen-10-women-building-futures-women-in">To hear the full interview, click here.&nbsp;</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/ryan-jesperson.jpg?sfvrsn=61641bae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=843F2695C3A5D2D6C67B8E8257589D819217C515" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="ryan jesperson" title="ryan jesperson" />
  • Women in Trades Night in Calgary

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Feb 06, 2018
    <p>Join us in Calgary for the&nbsp;Women in Trades&nbsp;night. Enjoy discounted tickets and premium sitting as the Calgary Roughnecks take on the Colorado Mammoths.</p> <p>We're honoured to have been chosen to be the recipient of ticket sales for this game as $5 from every ticket will go to the WBF Student Awards Program.</p> <a href="https://calgarysportsandentertainment.formstack.com/forms/women_in_trades">Get your tickets here.</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/saddledome.jpg?sfvrsn=33641bae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=1AE3763E0BD27EE106681F8E383D34BCDB078C0C" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="saddledome" title="saddledome" />