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Teams with an equal gender mix perform better in terms of sales, profits and earnings per share.1


Gender parity is not just a movement… from closing labour gaps and talent shortages to maximizing profits, diversity and inclusion just makes sense. That is why Build a Dream works closely with industry and education to empower female students to pursue careers in fields where women are currently underrepresented.

Corporate Sponsors


  • Greater Essex County District School Board
  • Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board
  • St.Clair College
  • WEST
  • Windsor Essex Workforce
  • University of Windsor Faculty of Science
  • University of Windsor Faculty of Engineering

Since 2014, the non-profit has engaged 10,000 parents and their daughters through specialized programming and will double that number in the 2019-2020 school year. Are you ready to go nationwide with us?

  • REACH. Build a Dream receives an overwhelming number of requests for speaking engagements and event hosting. By 2021, we will take our message to Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia.
  • RECRUITMENT. Having troubles filling positions? Many of our programs put you face-to-face with your future workforce so you can and help funnel skilled candidates into your talent pipeline.
  • EXPOSURE. Recruiting talent is a top priority for many companies. Use Build a Dream programs to leverage what you are already doing to create a diverse and inclusive environment.

“Of the many benefits of this sponsorship, we particularly value our opportunities to: connect with families in the communities we serve, showcase our brand to future talent, and align Next Dimension with companies that share the same core values.”

Brandy Coulsey, Marketing & Vendor Relations Manager, Next Dimension Inc.

“The event you and your team held was FANTASTIC!!  I have never seen so many parents and daughters interested in careers. I have been to numerous ‘exposure’ events for young people, and by far the Build a Dream events have been the most unique I have seen. Congratulations to you and your team for working on something special.”

 Colleen Dignam, Provincial Training Coordinator, The Carpenters’ Union

As a sponsor, you open the door to young women to explore new fields and help equip them with the power of choice, but sponsorship goes beyond that. Supporting Build a Dream means becoming part of a network of leaders and organizations who share the same vision for a new, inclusive workforce.

If you have questions about sponsoring or would like to create a custom sponsorship package, please contact us.

1 Hoogendoorn, Oosterbeek, van Praag, The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams (Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 2011)

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