Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Institute

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Finishing Trades Institute

2190 Hornig Road

Philadelphia, PA 19116

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The Women In Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Institute is for tradeswomen and all others who are committed to increase women’s participation in construction, manufacturing and transit careers in the Philadelphia region. This free event offers networking, learning, strategic planning and inspiration.

AGENDA:

8:30 Registration and Networking

9:00 Welcome and Tradeswomen’s Stories

9:30 Workshops (3 concurrent sessions)

a) Introducing young women to nontraditional career pathways
b) Recruiting and retaining women – mentorship and other best practices
c) As tradeswomen, tips for navigating conflict or harassment on jobsites

10:45 Presentation: Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues (Boston)

11:30 Lunch and Morning Review

12:30 Tradeswomen Panel

1:15 Strategic Planning Activity

2:30 Conclusion

Why attend?

  • Learn to recruit and support women to be successful in construction, manufacturing and transit careers that are male dominated

  • Network with women in nontraditional careers

  • Be inspired by the stories of tradeswomen

  • Plan future WINC Project activities

Who should attend?

Tradeswomen – any woman working in construction, manufacturing and transit jobs that are male dominated

Educators/Trainers/Counselors - in the skilled trades and manufacturing

Apprenticeship program directors and coordinators

Employers/Contractors/Supervisors - in construction, manufacturing and transit industries

Government, Union, Non-profit and Community Advocates

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available at the site. Or take SEPTA Bus 14 or BLVDDIR from Frankford Transportation Center toward the Neshaminy Mall. FTI is located near the intersection of Roosevelt Blvd (Route 1) and Woodhaven Rd. (Route 63), just south of the PA Turnpike (Route 276).

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact us at wincproject@philaworks.org

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Finishing Trades Institute

2190 Hornig Road

Philadelphia, PA 19116

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