On October 13th-15th, Chicago Women in Trades and North America’s Building Trade’s Unions Women’s Committee were proud to host the 2017 Women Build Nations Conference, attended by a record breaking 1,906 tradeswomen and their allies. Chicago Women in Trades and the National Taskforce for Tradeswomen’s Issues also hosted the fourth annual pre-conference institute, this year entitled “Building Women’s Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment: An Institute for Practitioners’ and Employers” and attended by 260 apprenticeship programs, contractors, workforce development organizations and other stakeholders seeking to build their capacity to recruit and retain women in the industry. This site will continue to house resources presented at both the conference and the institute.
Building Women’s Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment: An Institute for Practitioners and Employers – This page includes the program book and workshop materials
Women Build Nations 2017 Program Materials – This page houses the program book for 2017, the agenda at a glance and, conference materials shared with us to be posted on this site.
Women Build Nations 2016 Conference Resources – Take a look at resources from the 2016 conference and Practitioner Institute.