Washington Women in Trades is an organization of tradeswomen, tradeswomen want-to-bes, apprentices, journey level workers, advocates, teachers, supporters and retired workers.
We produce a variety of events throughout the year, we inspire women to consider skilled trade careers and we offer career support to others.
Become a Lifetime Member!
Be a card-carrying member of Washington Women in Trades! Membership entitles you to regular information, a snazzy membership card to show off your affiliation and the satisfaction that you're part of group that supports workplace equality.
Stuff we do...
Held on the 3rd Thursdays/month in SODO area of Seattle.
Board Meeting at 4:30pm: Plan events, vote on funding and and help decide the path of our 40-year-old organization over a quick, light meal. We welcome members to join in and move up to leadership positions in this women powered organization.
General Meeting at 6pm: Open discussion.
Two major, annual events:
Trades Fair - Held in Spring, celebrating over 4 decades! More info here
Attend as a participant--it’s FREE! Stroll past hands-on exhibits demonstrating the trades careers at dozens of unions, corporations and public agencies.
Attend as an exhibitor; the fee covers either an indoor space or an outside area for trucks and equipment.
Dream Big Dinner - held in November since 2007 - More info here
Our gala event, the Dream Big Dinner is designed to honor past, current and future trades women. Celebrate with friends and colleagues at a lovely buffet dinner in a great venue.
We also partner with LIHI in the Women4Women Tiny House Program for homeless women.
Washington Women in Trades work matters, not just to the individual women, but to an entire community.
Here's that link again: Join HERE!