WIST EVENTS & NEWS
Women In Skilled Trades Day - July 16, 2022
Explore career opportunities for women in the construction skilled trades through hands-on activities.
WIST has partnered with a number of construction skilled trades apprenticeship programs to bring you an interactive way to learn about the trades, meet other tradeswomen, and learn more about the WIST Apprenticeship Readiness Program.
When: July 16, 2022, from 9 AM - 1 PM
Hands-on exhibits / Info booths from 9 - 12
Tradeswomen Panel Discussion 12 - 1
Raffles and Prizes throughout the event!
Where: Lansing Neighborhood Empowerment Center (600 W Maple St, Lansing, MI 48906)
Pre-registration is not required. Check in and register for the event when you arrive.
WIST in the NEWS:
Many Young Workers Turning to Skilled Trades - Lansing State Journal, Jordan Nelson, August 22, 2021
Women in Skilled Trades event aims to attract women to construction industry - Lansing State Journal, Christian Martinez, January 17, 2020
Women explore skilled trade options at Build Event - Lansing, MI (WILX),
By News 10 | Posted: Sun 2:08 PM, Jan 19, 2020
Event explores skilled trade construction jobs for women - Lansing, MI (WILX),
By News 10 | Posted: Sat 7:15 PM, Jul 13, 2019
New program prepares women for successful careers in skilled trades - Lansing State Journal, Edythe Hatter-Williams, September 4, 2018
The Growing Options and Opportunities in Skilled Trades - Greater Lansing Business Monthly, Teece Aronin, July 30, 2018
Ready for the Workforce - First Class Graduates from Women's Skilled Trades Program - Capital Area Women's LifeStyle Magazine, Christopher Nagy, August 1, 2018
A Woman's Place - Women in Trades - BRIT + CO, Kelli Korducki, July 23, 2018 - Including an interview with WIST ARP Graduate, Lauren Cardona!
WOMEN IN SKILLED TRADES (WIST) PROGRAM PREPARES WOMEN FOR APPRENTICESHIPS - CEDAMichigan, Meghan Kuhr, May 8, 2018
Women fill the gaps: Training and empowering the next generation of skilled trades professionals - Second Wave Michigan, Lauren Fay Carlson, March 22, 2018