A roundtable uniting professionals, educators, and advocates to boost opportunities for young women in trades.
Date: 29th November 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: Melbourne Polytechnic, Bell Street and Waterdale Road, Heidelberg West
Women hold only about 2% of roles in the trades. This gender imbalance is notably prevalent in some of the highest-paying sectors currently facing significant skill shortages. Through collective effort and shared wisdom, we aim to redress this inequity and pave the way for the future.
How can we work as a united front to make change?
Research on barriers for women into
trades/construction, why school programs are essential
10:00 – 10:50am
Why your organisation got involved, company impact, how the trades environment has changed
and good news stories