Elsipogtog First Nation And SheBuilds Are Bringing More Women Into The Trades – Country 94

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Elsipogtog First Nation And SheBuilds Are Bringing More Women Into The Trades – Country 94

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202234 Views

Jun 8, 2022

SheBuilds, a local woman-owned construction firm, is building a fifth house in the Elsipogtog First Nation community with the help of three woman apprentices from the community.

Owner Donna Ferguson said She Builds Communities for Life was created for a couple of reasons. One was for the company to be used as an entry point and spread awareness to get more women into trades; another was to help the ongoing housing issue, which is where the name for the construction company came from.

“There’s a difference in my mind between work and meaningful work and if ever I get an opportunity to do meaningful work, we will take it. So that’s how She Builds Communities for Life was really set up,” said Ferguson.

Read More: https://www.country94.ca/2022/06/08/elsipogtog-first-nation-and-shebuilds-are-bringing-more-women-into-the-trades/

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