Meet Elizabeth!! (@lizzyredwy)⬇️⬇️

▪️Historically, the women in Elizabeth’s family have always worked in the male dominated fields. Train conductors, electricians, heavy equipment operators.. So it was an easy decision to continue in their foot steps! ▫️Elizabeth wanted to travel, see things, and meet new people. Right out of high school, she was accepted into a Pipe Fitters /Continue reading “Meet Elizabeth!! (@lizzyredwy)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Genesis!! (@genny_from_electrical)⬇️⬇️

▪️Genesis (or Gen or Genny) is a fourth year IBEW Local 90 apprentice!! She is the ONLY female in her class right now! ▫️She attended a technical trade school for high school, where her shop teacher took the entire class to her local to apply, and Genny was the only one that got in! ▪️SheContinue reading “Meet Genesis!! (@genny_from_electrical)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Suzy!! (@princesssparkanglesey19)⬇️⬇️

▪️Suzy has been doing electrics with her dad since she was 14, but only officially got her qualifications in 2019! ▫️Suzy originally wanted to become a theatre performer, so she went to university for performing arts. She went against everything she had always been told, which was that she would never go to university. ▪️WhileContinue reading “Meet Suzy!! (@princesssparkanglesey19)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Holly!! (@happy_lil_electrician)⬇️⬇️

▪️Holly Klingelhoefer is 26 years old and a commercial Journeyman electrician. ▫️She has been in the trade for 7 years. Before she decided to be an electrician, She was worked for the family business Klingelhoefer Well Drilling. ▪️Holly learned how to operate backhoes, drive semi, weld, pull pumps and many other things. Although she lovedContinue reading “Meet Holly!! (@happy_lil_electrician)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Kirsty!! (@the_female_spark)⬇️⬇️

▪️Kirsty is a third year electrical apprentice! ▫️She has been training since she was 17 years old. She began with a year at college, and then went into a full time apprenticeship! ▪️Kirsty wasn’t sure what she wanted to do for her career. She was trying out a bunch of different things with different backgroundsContinue reading “Meet Kirsty!! (@the_female_spark)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Jamie!! (@steelcitysparkette)⬇️⬇️

▪️Jamie is a fourth year electrical apprentice with Local Union #5 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! She has a year an a half left until she becomes a journeyman! ▫️Jamie’s father is an Electrical Engineer, so she has had exposure to electrical systems from a young age. She always thought her dad’s career was interesting, but didn’tContinue reading “Meet Jamie!! (@steelcitysparkette)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Lisa!! (@lisa.m.geddes)⬇️⬇️

▪️Lisa began as a licensed pharmacy technician for 12 years before she changed careers! ▫️She started working as an electrical apprentice a year and a half ago and she is absolutely loving it. She just recently began her second year of her apprenticeship! ▪️She has spent my time working on a couple of apartment complexesContinue reading “Meet Lisa!! (@lisa.m.geddes)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Andrea!! (@andie.from.electrical)⬇️⬇️

▪️ Andrea Davidson is 31 years young and is completing her 309A construction and maintenance electrical apprenticeship in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. 🇨🇦🍁 (Girl I work in Kitchener! We are so damn close!) ▫️Andrea attended Concordia university in Montreal, Quebec on a wrestling scholarship. During that time she got a severe knee injury. She completed herContinue reading “Meet Andrea!! (@andie.from.electrical)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Eliana!! (@rubyred_electrician)⬇️⬇️

▪️Eliana is a second generation electrician! Both her mom and dad are master level electricians! Which is absolutely astonishing! Let me feature your mom next 😂 ▫️Eliana’s dad was the one who suggested she should get involved in her local union 611, in New Mexico. ▪️Eliana is now a third year apprentice, well on herContinue reading “Meet Eliana!! (@rubyred_electrician)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Leanne!! (@tradieladyadelaide)⬇️⬇️

▪️Leanne is a 3rd year Electrician Apprentice! ⚡️ ▫️Leanne was in the fitness industry for about 12 years. Entering a trade wasn’t really encouraged when she completed high school, although it was something she was interested it. ▪️Her dad is a mechanic, so he always taught her how to do things with her hands andContinue reading “Meet Leanne!! (@tradieladyadelaide)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Nikki!! (@nikkibellax3)⬇️⬇️

▪️Nikki is 29 years old and has been a union electrician for 4 and a half years. She is a 5th year apprentice turning journeyman in May! ⚡️💡 ▫️She lives on Long Island, New York. When she enter red the trade, she didn’t know a single thing, but luckily had some amazing people to trainContinue reading “Meet Nikki!! (@nikkibellax3)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Eloise!! (@eloise_the_electrician)⬇️

▪️Eloise is from Queensland, Australia 🇦🇺She always knew she wanted to have a hands on career doing something she loved. So, when she had the chance to do an electrical apprenticeship she jumped at the opportunity ⚡️ ▫️She has been in the industry for 5 years now and has been a qualified electrician 🥳for aboutContinue reading “Meet Eloise!! (@eloise_the_electrician)⬇️”

Meet Danni!! (@toolbelts2handbags)⬇️⬇️

▪️Danni was in the healthcare and hospitality world for the past 15 years. Earlier this year, she decided she wanted to try something new. ▫️It started off as wanting to learn a new skill, she began working on a small site helping a guy build his own house. She was trying to learn as muchContinue reading “Meet Danni!! (@toolbelts2handbags)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Shannon!! (@lady.volts)⬇️⬇️

▪️Shannon Tymosko is a 2nd year Electrical Apprentice with the IBEW Local 105 Hamilton!! ▫️She absolutely loves her job – Being an electrical apprentice keeps her physically and mentally healthy while also keeping her financially secure! ▪️Shannon says “I feel challenged, engaged, and proud of the work I do. There is an amazing sense ofContinue reading “Meet Shannon!! (@lady.volts)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Lizzie!! (@wattsuplizzie)⬇️⬇️

Normally I rewrite the bios, but Lizzie’s message was so fierce that I couldn’t bring myself to change it. Here it is; ▪️In NZ a whopping 90% of those who lost their jobs due to covid were women, just like me. It’s time for change. ▫️Kia Ora from New Zealand 🇳🇿 I’m Lizzie, a Mother,Continue reading “Meet Lizzie!! (@wattsuplizzie)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Mackenzie!! (@kickass_kenzie_)⬇️⬇️

▪️Mackenzie Gillan attended the Powerline Technician ⚡️ program at Conestoga College. She successfully completed two co-op placements; where she painted transmission towers on Canada’s 🇨🇦 east coast and experienced downtown distribution in her time with Toronto Hydro. ▫️Following the pandemic, she is looking forward to starting her apprenticeship with hydro one/ PWU and reaching realContinue reading “Meet Mackenzie!! (@kickass_kenzie_)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Dee!! (@dee.d15)⬇️⬇️

▪️Dee is a young female just starting her journey into the trades. She is also the first in her family to get into the trades. ▫️She is currently attending @conestogacollege in a pre-apprenticeship program and is just about to finish her work term! ▪️She is studying in the electrical trade ⚡️ and spent her co-opContinue reading “Meet Dee!! (@dee.d15)⬇️⬇️”