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  • Empowering Women to Pursue a Career in the Trades - Alberta Prime Time CTV

    by Lizette Ortegon Rico | Jan 31, 2018
    <p>Hoping to change the perception of how the trades industry is often represented, a campaign called &ldquo;You Got This&rdquo; is empowering women to pursue a career in the trades.</p> <p>Ever since the not-for-profit organization, &ldquo;<a href="" target="_blank">Women Building Futures</a>&rdquo; launched the campaign in the fall, applications have drastically increased by 300 per cent with more women applying for the non-traditional workforce.</p> <p>Along with the efforts of the team behind the campaign is their success in meaningfully promoting this initiative, as well as provide opportunities into Indigenous audiences.</p> <a href="">See the full segment here</a><br /> <br /> <img src="/images/default-source/news-images/coralee.jpg?sfvrsn=3b9e1aae_0&amp;MaxWidth=600&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=31A053C3FA9CEA3652A19865E1C99030A4B3168E" data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments" data-customsizemethodproperties="{'MaxWidth':'600','MaxHeight':'','ScaleUp':false,'Quality':'High'}" data-displaymode="Custom" alt="coralee" title="coralee" />