• IBEW Local 1 Apprentice Shares Tips For Women Considering the Trades

    From Labor Tribune:  She may only be 27, but IBEW Local 1 apprentice Tiffany Jones has some good advice for women considering a career in the building trades. “Ask a lot of questions, get involved in your...

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  • Women in Trades Celebrate Successes, Christen New Home

    It has been a busy and productive period recently for Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT). Leadership and members of the organization, which supports women in all construction trades, took time to recount its successes Wednesday night (May...

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  • Indian Tradeswomen Creating Positive Change for Female Construction Workers

    From Labor Tribune:  Patience and perseverance. That’s how Thresiamma Mathew and Vrishali Pispati are overcoming adversity to create positive change in the lives of tradeswomen and their families in India. Thresiamma Mathew (second from left) and Vrishali...

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  • MOWIT Hosting Indian Delegation in St. Louis

    The Indian delegation has been in town and visiting various construction related sites and organizations. On Monday, October 9 they received a job site tour of the Bryan Hall renovation work at Washington University. Tarlton Senior Superintendent...

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  • VIDEO: STL Tradeswoman Connects With Counterparts in India

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL In India, construction tradeswomen comprise about three percent of the total population — a number similar in proportion to the women in nursing in the United States. They also...

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  • Ice Cream, Coffee, and Sisterhood Unite Construction Women

    Food, drink, and sisterhood are common themes of events scheduled by women in the St. Louis construction industry during the month of March. The events are directed at providing support for women who already in the industry...

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  • Women in Construction Week Event Details

    Celebrate Women in Construction Week, March 5 – March 12, 2017, and network with the St. Louis Missouri Chapter 38 of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Missouri Women in the Trades (MOWIT). Kick-Off Brunch Sunday,...

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  • Barton Going on First U.S. Tradeswomen Delegation to India

    From Labor Tribune:  A job in construction helped Beth Barton to leave an abusive relationship, care for her infant son and rise out of poverty. Now Barton is joining a delegation of American tradeswomen on a journey...

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