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Build a Dream

Build a Dream

Build a Dream delivers specialized programs to encourage and empower female students to explore careers where women are under-represented, while also working to create a gender-balanced workforce, and change global perspectives on women’s contribution to society

Focused programs include hands-on learning camps, advancement workshops, and high-demand career discovery expos, highlighting opportunities in skilled trades, STEM, emergency response, entrepreneurship, and leadership.™ 

How do I find my passion?

When asked to complete the following statement: “I want a career that…”, students reflected that they wanted inspiring, challenging, and rewarding careers that offer growth potential. However, they often do not know what that career is or where they should start with exploring careers and planning for the future.

Utilizing data, knowledge, and partnerships with industry and education, Build a Dream connects future leaders (and their guardians) to the information and tools required to make informed career decisions, and guide them to rewarding careers.

Female Role Models Connect on #HerPower™ Council

Women are largely underrepresented in skilled trades, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), emergency response, and entrepreneurship. In 2020, Build a Dream created #HerPower™, a council of professional women from these fields who meet to share their experience with and best practices for personal career growth and increasing representation in their respective industries.

The insight gained from the council helps Build a Dream drive knowledge-based programs that continue to evolve with the workforce.

All seats for our 2021 council are filled. If you are interested in joining in 2022, please get in touch.


Build a Dream believes in creating strong partnerships with like-minded organizations that allow us to amplify each other’s work. We are thankful for the relationships that we have made with:


Build a Dream can’t do the work we do without the generosity of our corporate sponsors.

You’ll be in good company when you join our progressive group of companies and organizations who value diversity and work effortlessly to create a balanced workforce.

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