Thank you for coming to learn more about our work and nonprofit mission.

We were founded in 1989 by tradeswomen for tradeswomen, and we work to help transform lives by building community and economic independence through empowerment, training, career education, advocacy, and leadership development in the skilled trades.

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We Value


We create shared prosperity, by organizing to dismantle oppressive systems.


We dare to envision a different future for women by building economic independence.


We operate with integrity and are committed to the highest standards for our industry and community.


We are stronger together and build bridges to create an inclusive movement for lasting change.


We hold an unwavering commitment to racial, gender, and economic justice.