Tradeswoman AB

Emma Pollard – Journeyman Scaffolder

Emma Pollard is a Journeyman Scaffolder by trade and the Project Director for The Office to Advance Women Apprentices Alberta. Emma believes the Office will bring diversity to the workforce for employers while creating equal opportunities for women across Alberta.

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Amanda Rees OAWA NL
Tradeswoman NL, Tradeswoman Stories

Trailblazer Award Amanda Rees

Amanda Rees has blazed a trail in so many ways and we’re so proud she’s been awarded this year’s Trailblazer Award winner. Read her story and discover how she’s shaping the world of trades for women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Vanessa Miller in Mosaic Pond Pumphouse
Tradeswoman Prairie, Tradeswoman Stories

SK Trades Person Vanessa Miller

Vanessa Miller is a perfect example of how to go from start to success! Read about her journey and get in touch with her to discover your new career path.

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Ashton Weibel at Tire Machine
Tradeswoman PE, Tradeswoman Stories

PEI Tradesperson Ashton Weibel

From baking to fixing … engines! Ashton Weibel found her calling and changed her career path. You can too. Read Ashton’s story and find out how the office can help you discover your perfect place.

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Tiana Bird |OAWA MB
Tradeswoman Prairie, Tradeswoman Stories

Filling the Need for Local Tradespeople

Tiana Bird wants to help people in her community and her journey to become a Red Seal plumber is just the beginning. Read her story and start on your own path!

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Maggie Budden OAWA NS
Tradeswoman NS, Tradeswoman Stories

A Change is Gonna Come

Meet Maggie Budden the coordinator of the Cape Breton Office to Advance Women Apprentices. She will help women find resources and success in the skilled trades.

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Tradeswoman NL, Tradeswoman Stories

Kendall Shea, Welder

The story of one young apprentice who – with support from the Office to Advance Women Apprentices and Boilermakers Local 203 – found her dream job.

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Joan Paynter OAWA PEI
Tradeswoman PE, Tradeswoman Stories

Joan & Cheryl

Both Joan and Cheryl are eager to support women in their trades careers, coaching them through struggles they’re both all too familiar with.

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