“We are strong. We are present. We are active. We are ready.” This was the message Tammy Evans, president of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC), passionately shared...Full Article Link http://dailycommercialnews.com/Associations/News/2015/5/CAWIC-celebrates-10-years-of-independence-1007832W/
The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) is commemorating a decade of supporting women entering or within the construction industry with a celebration night. On May 13, For Full Article please click the link http://www.constructioncanada.net/cawic-celebrates-10-year-anniversary/
As president of Anchor Shoring & Caissons Ltd. Dawn Tattle says a lot has changed in the industry for women since she became a partner in 1986 and eventually assumed her role in 1997. Read Full Article: http://journalofcommerce.com/Associations/News/2015/4/OGCA-Symposium-panel-explores-women-in-construction-1007109W/
From it's early 1982 roots as the Toronto Chapter 295 of the U.S. based National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) has grown to be a thriving and dynamic organization representing approximately 200 members.
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The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University has launched a new $1.5-million challenge to become the first engineering school in Canada to reach a 50:50 gender balance.
At just 30 years of age Jennifer Regina-Skeath is rising in the ranks of her family's construction company and making her mark within the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) through her participation and volunteer efforts.
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A career in skilled trades can be hugely rewarding. Unfortunately, it’s an employment option that has not traditionally been chosen by women. Men still make up more than 93 percent of the work force.
The prospect of steady full-time work with a salary in the $70,000 range and an assurance of job security ought to be enough to convince women to shed their gender stereotypes. Sadly, it is not. read more