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A paramedic, a carpenter, and an entrepreneur walk into an expo…

Build a Dream London (November 26, 2019) promises to inspire the crowd with trailblazers from a variety of backgrounds. Regardless of the career path that young women will follow, the panel always offer advice that often can be applied to any field. MODERATOR: Jennifer Khan, Director, Talent Management, EllisDonJennifer is a passionate supporter of Build…

#DreamBruceGrey to highlight careers in nuclear power, trades, & more

Featuring inspiring and successful women that are trailblazing change in their fields, the Dream Maker panel at Build a Dream Bruce-Grey will be an energizing and exciting discussion that will encourage you to dream big! MODERATOR: Cheryl Cottrill, Women in NuclearAs Executive Director of Women in Nuclear Canada, Cheryl was responsible for promoting women’s contributions…

Hands-on learning for careers in emergency response

Donna Desantis grew up working in construction with her dad, but firefighting was always her dream. Now a firefighter in Windsor-Essex, Desantis wants to help other women get into this career. On Saturday, June 29, mentors like Desantis will be on hand for the FREE event, Women on Fire, where females 18 and older can…

Future materials engineer shares real stories

As society begins to change their perceptions of gender, and the roles individuals take in the workplace changes, sexism has been decreasing. However, there are still biases that individuals carry in male-dominated careers. I have done co-op placements at automotive shops and am now a student in materials engineering and have occasionally been met with…