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WIST partnered with the Capital Area Housing Partnership (CAHP), Capital Area Michigan Works (CAMW), and local trade unions to bring women of the Lansing community an opportunity to learn more about high-wage, in-demand construction jobs. Professional tradeswomen were there to answer questions about these exciting careers and shared their own stories through panel discussion.

WIST in the NEWS:

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!


Promoting better lives for women through skilled trades.


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