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Build a Dream “From Home”

Get ready to explore new career pathways with the Build a Dream “From Home” Edition, on Wednesday, May 27th at 5 PM. Join us from the comfort of your couch as the event will be delivered online.

Young women (grades 7-12) and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about careers in skilled trades, science, technology, engineering, math, emergency services, and entrepreneurship.

Making decisions about your future career path will be made a lot easier with great information during our event!

  • ✔  Dream Maker Panel – Five women share their career experience, challenges and successes
  • ✔  Partnership Panel – Learn more about OYAP, SHSM, First Robotics, Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, and other resources!
  • ✔  DIY & Kahoot Activities
  • ✔  Ask your career questions live
  • ✔  On Demand Video Zone
  • ✔  Win prizes, and more!

#DreamHomeEdition is your opportunity to connect all of the career planning pieces together to see the big picture.

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We look forward to seeing you online!

The #DreamTeam



5:00 PM Welcome / Opening Remarks
5:15 PM Keynote Speaker: Rola Dagher, President & CEO, Cisco Canada
5:30 PM Dream Maker Panel
6:00 PM Panel Q&A
6:15 PM Kahoot! Game #1
6:25 PM Video Break
6:30 PM Building your Toolbox’ Resource Panel and Q&A
7:10 PM DIY Project
7:25 PM Post-Secondary Pathways (with Q&A)
7:50 PM Kahoot! Game #2
8:00 PM Closing Remarks

Presenting Sponsors


Corporate SPONSORS

University of Windsor
“We want students to explore areas.” With and endless list of careers to explore in the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science, the University of Windsor is constantly supporting students in creating future success.
WFS Ltd.
WFS Ltd. is an employee-owned industrial distribution company. Their continuous support includes getting tools and industry-related products in the hands of young women and speaking with families at events, “It’s a fantastic opportunity for young ladies to see what’s out there.”
Next Dimension
Next Dimension is an IT service provider looking for skilled technical staff. They support Build a Dream to meet with other like-minded companies but also to recruit for their future workforce needs, “We are able to meet new talent every year.”
Next Dim
Enbridge is an energy delivery company that is consistently named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers. “If you’re looking to build a career with a high-performing, growth-oriented, innovative company that shares its successes with its employees, Enbridge may be the place for you.”
Construction giant EllisDon is recognized globally for the positive culture and work environment that they have created and they are always recruiting new, like-minded talent. “Exposing our youth to career opportunities that may not have been typically considered will help showcase the work we do at EllisDon and the meaningful careers we provide.”
Carpenters' Union
The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDC) represents over 20,000 women and men working in a wide range of skilled trades. The organization has been working diligently to recruit diverse talent and works with initiatives like Build a Dream to increase its representation of women.
AIA Canada
AIA represents members in all areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the automotive industry. They are dedicated to education and workforce development, “A well-equipped workforce will support the sustainability of the aftermarket.”
The Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW) is a union for the 21 Century. They represent a community of workers, employers, and other partners to lead in an era of social and economic change. CUSW's is proud to take a leadership role in the advancement of strong relationships between our partners and to work enhance the achievements of the many industries we represent.
Valiant TMS
Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. We’re a full-service Industry 4.0 system integrator leading the way in digitalization, process development, design and technology integration. We specialize in welding and joining, automated assembly and test, industrial parts washers and final assembly systems.
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