Your Future Workforce Starts Now
Teams with an equal gender mix perform better in terms of sales, profits and earnings per share.1
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, allowing you to access new talent pools.
- REACH. 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.
- RECRUIT. Having troubles filling positions? Many of our programs put you face-to-face with your future workforce so you can help funnel skilled candidates into your talent pipeline.
- CONNECT. Need help now? Talk to parents and their daughters about opportunities for co-op, OYAP, and internships.
- SPOTLIGHT. 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.
“Recently we conducted a hiring exercise and doubled the number of female applicants. We credit our exposure through Build a Dream with this incredible response to a vocation that has always had difficulties attracting women.”
Shawn Ramey, President, The Carpenters’ Union – Local 494
“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.
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 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)