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Celebrating Women In the Trades

March 8, 2023

For International Women’s Day, and throughout the month of March, we’re celebrating our IBEW sisters and women in the electrical contracting business. Check out some of their inspiring stories below!

IBEW Electrician Steps up to Inspire Other Women in Trades
“It is definitely an advantage to work in a unionized environment. We are the best trained and have the most support.” Karen Pullen, Certified Electrician and Business Representative, IBEW Local 353
Article originally published on by Sherri Haigh
ECAO Contractor Commits to Empowering Women in Trade
“You need to be confident in yourself and know your worth.” – Alanna Kellett Jamieson, Director-Organizational Effectiveness, K-Line Maintenance & Construction Ltd.
Article originally published on by Sherri Haigh
Network Cable Specialist a Dream Career for NOTL Woman
“One day you drive by that building and think to yourself – I was part of that.” – Kim McQuhae, IBEW Local 303 Member
Article originally published on by Sherri Haigh
Brockville Businesswoman Thrives in Electrical Contracting Industry
“You should not be afraid to hold your own. Speak up and don’t be intimidated.” – Danielle Gray, Owner, Industrial Electrical Contractors Brockville Ltd.
Article originally published on by Sherri Haigh
Women find rewarding careers in electrical contracting

“When I got into the trade, I had never even used a drill before, but the point of an apprenticeship is to learn,” – Abby McKelvie, Local 530
Article originally published on by Linda White.

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