Meet Layla!! (@layla_painting)⬇️⬇️

▪️Layla Brady is from Stratford, Ontario and she has been in the trades for 21 years! ▫️Layla became started in the trades initially by painting her ugly apartment. Her ex-mother in law owned some rental properties, and her business partner taught Layla how to drywall and tile. She became hooked and wanted to learn more!Continue reading “Meet Layla!! (@layla_painting)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Ness!! (@acetylqueen)⬇️⬇️

▪️Ness is 22 years old and from Canada!! 🇨🇦🍁 ▫️She is working in a small shop as a welder/fitter. She has enjoyed learning new things and new way! ▪️Being on the road is her favourite part so far! She does a little of on-site work, which she likes because it gets her out and about.Continue reading “Meet Ness!! (@acetylqueen)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Megan!! (@megandoesplumbing)⬇️⬇️

▪️Megan Gray is a first year plumbing apprentice in Calgary, Alberta! 🇨🇦🍁 ▫️She worked in childcare and advertising before she began to feel antsy, and realized that she needed to work with her hands! ▪️She didn’t know anyone in the trades, especially not women. Megan had to educate herself and put herself out there. SheContinue reading “Meet Megan!! (@megandoesplumbing)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Miriam!! (@canadiantradielady)⬇️⬇️

▪️Miriam is a Red Seal Journeyman Sheetmetal Worker from Calgary, Alberta. She is currently working on The Calgary Cancer Centre. ▫️She was working at a desk at a renovation company, doing design work and organizing files. She was stressed out and barely making ends meet as a single mom of two. She completed a WomenContinue reading “Meet Miriam!! (@canadiantradielady)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Darla!! (@starweldz)⬇️⬇️

▪️Darla Skinner is 21 years old, and from British Columbia, Canada! 🇨🇦🍁 She didn’t come from a family of welders, and she didn’t know a single thing about it. ▫️When she was 14, her parents divorced which caused her massive stress. She didn’t want to see her parents struggle and didn’t want to become aContinue reading “Meet Darla!! (@starweldz)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Jessica!! ( @hvacjess )⬇️⬇️

▪️Jessica Bannister is a level 2 HVAC apprentice in Vancouver, Canada. When she is qualified, she will hold a Red Seal Certification as a Refrigeration Mechanic. ▫️Jessica is 37 years old and spent 10-12 years unhappy in an office job. ▪️She is now in this trade because of her family’s business, Cam Cool Refrigeration (Continue reading “Meet Jessica!! ( @hvacjess )⬇️⬇️”