N.E.W. Opportunities Workshop
Nontraditional Employment for Women
NE Indiana/Warsaw hub partnered with Jill Jackson, the Assistant Director of the Warsaw Area Career Center November 2nd, 2017 to educate and broaden opportunities for young women.
22 Year Carpenter Local 232 member Janice Lawrence, presented on what the UBC can offer to the Wawasee, Fairfield, and Whitco Schools sophomore women.
Students had a chance to build a tool box, practice driving nails, and learn how to use a drywall screw gun during the “Try It” session of the 4 hour event.
Janice emphasized the opportunities in today’s work place to earn a fair wage, secure health insurance, and retirement benefits. She also explained that the need for skilled workers will present many challenges for employers that only they can fill.