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TECH 2014: Women at Work

Published: February 27, 2014

To introduce more young women to the option of a career in the skilled trades, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, with funding from Employment Ontario, presented Tech 2014: Women at Work at Mohawk's Stoney Creek Campus on February 25, 2014.  Tech 2014 was organized by Workforce Planning Hamilton, and supported by the Industry Education Council Hamilton.

This booklet was distributed to each participant. 

Women at Work: Labour Market Snapshot of Skilled Trades for Women in Hamilton

Published: February 26, 2014

An info-graphic was created as part of the information that was included in a booklet distributed to female high school students who attended Tech 2014 on February 25, 2014.  

Although there are over 21,000 employed people in Hamilton who have a trades certificate or apprenticeship education only 6,515 of those are women.  The ratio of men to women in the skilled trades in Hamilton is 3:1.


Tech 2008 Program

Published: January 1, 2008
Tech 2008 Program

Tech 2008 brochure

Published: January 1, 2008
Tech 2008 brochure

Tech 2007 Program

Published: January 1, 2007
Program for TECH 2007.

TECH 2006 Technology & Trades for Women

Published: November 1, 2006
Event brochure for Tech 2006.

Tech 2006 Program

Published: January 1, 2006
Includes the day's agenda, team leader profiles, list of exhibitors, trades and tech facts and stats, and list of sites.

TECH 2005 Women at Work: Technology and Trades for Women

Published: November 1, 2005
TECH 2005 event program.

The Recruitment and Retention of Women: What Do Women Want?

Published: April 1, 2004
An examination of contemporary workplace culture and the benefits of "female-friendly" workplaces: Tips and examples of local best practices are included.

A Report on the First Women in Skilled Trade (WIST) Program at Mohawk College

Published: July 1, 2003
An initiative of WPH's Women's Reference Group.

TECH 2003 Women At Work: Technology & Trades For Women

Published: January 1, 2003
TECH 2003 event program:TECH is a career information conference for high school girls/women interested in non-traditional occupations.