Increasing Awareness of Women in Technology and Trades Industries


Fanshawe College had the privilege to host an event that opened the eyes of young women to the world of skilled trades and technologies.

The event was hosted by Skills Ontario through their career exploration for women initiative and KickAss Careers, along with a number of other partners.

The event invited young women ranging from grade 9 through 12 and their mothers to learn more about the trades and technology industries.

It included a hands on demonstration and workshop, team building and networking activities and mentorship speech, aimed at increasing the awareness of the trades and technology industries amongst young women as females have a small presence in these industries even though these industries can provide women a lot of benefits.

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