On behalf of the staff, board members, and tradeswomen members of Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. (OTI), I am excited and honored to share that OTI is a finalist for a Legacy Award grant from the Women’s Foundation of Oregon.
The Women’s Foundation of Oregon has a vision for Oregon where every woman and girl can thrive. This vision resonates significantly with the work and mission of OTI, which is dedicated to promoting the success for women in the trades through education, leadership, and mentorship. Our work is vital for women and girls in our state because we want to make sure that every woman and girl in Oregon knows about living-wage trades careers and that they can succeed at them. For women living in poverty, long-term economic security can be made possible if they enter the blue-collar professions such as carpenter, electrician, cement mason, machinist, and a variety of other skilled trades careers. OTI supports the vision put forth by the Women’s Foundation of Oregon by creating accessible pathways for low-income women and girls to thrive in all realms of life through living-wage trades careers that are in high demand from industry.
The members of the Women’s Foundation of Oregon will be voting on the finalist for the Legacy Award over the next two weeks. Please watch this compelling video they produced to introduce the three finalists for the Legacy Award:
We appreciate this tremendous opportunity to share our work with the diverse membership of the Women’s Foundation of Oregon. Thank you for considering Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. for this investment in helping women and girls in Oregon thrive to their fullest potential!