2022 Blue-Collar Gala, Auction, & Industry Awards

Mark Your Calendars to Save the Date:
September 29, 2023

The Loft at 8th Avenue
2010 SE 8th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97214

Thank you for Building With Us!
Thank you to our 2022 Event Sponsors, Table Hosts, and everyone who purchased a ticket for Build With Us! We had an incredible time celebrating exceptional tradesworkers in our industry, honoring this year's award nominees, and raising critical funds for Oregon Tradeswomen's expansion!!



2022 Industry Awards

Congratulations to every one of the 2022 Industry Award nominees. Thank you to everyone who made a nomination to recognize leadership and excellence in our industry.

Wanda Hall Legacy Award

This award honors the memory of Wanda Hall, whose steadfast commitment to mentoring and support at the Portland Water Bureau helped many women find rewarding careers in the skilled trades.

Congratulations to the 2022 Wanda Hall Legacy Award Winners:

Pat Daniels
, Executive Director, Constructing Hope

Minna Long, Ironworkers Local 29

Woman on the Rise

This award recognizes tradeswomen with an exceptional work ethic, who demonstrate leadership, and are contributing to our industry.

Congratulations to our 2022 Woman on the Rise Award Winners:


Irais Gandarilla, Steamfitter Training Coordinator, UA Local 290

Ashley Haysom, Foreman Steamfitter, UA Local 290

April O’Neal, Assistant Superintendent, LMC Construction

Amelia Templeton, Apprentice Plumber, UA Local 290, and Alliant Systems

Sam Wright, Foreman Carpenter / Piledriver, Skanska


Silent Auction


Thank you for participating in the Build With Us! Online Auction

Oregon Tradeswomen's 2022 Online Auction was full of the most amazing items donated by artists and makers. We were amazed by our donors who contributed an impressive collection of housewares, art, furniture, sculpture, metalwork, stained glass, food, beverages, vacation packages, and more!

If you won an auction item, you will receive a note about when you can pick up your items at Oregon Tradeswomen.

Thanks again for participating and helping us expand opportunities to more aspiring tradeswomen!


Have question? Please contact:

Casey Lay, Development & Events Manager  |  503.335.8200


2019 Tradeswoman Storyteller, Ana Bradley


Thank you for your commitment to ensuring access, equity, and opportunity for women and BIPOC in our construction industry. Sponsorship offers you visibility and recognition opportunities and is an investment in Oregon Tradeswomen's work to build a diverse, skilled workforce.

Questions about Sponsorship? Please contact:

Casey Lay, Development & Events Manager  |  503.335.8200