If you are a woman working in the construction trades, it will come as no surprise to you that the numbers of women working and succeeding in these occupations have barely budged in decades, with overall participation rates averaging just 3% nationwide.  Not enough women are applying, gaining acceptance, retaining stable employment, and advancing in the industry, and no one is better equipped to change these statistics within their unions and apprenticeship programs than you. Your leadership and your labor can make a difference.  In this section, you will find tools and strategies to support your efforts in attracting more women to your trade and promoting greater retention and advancement of women in the industry. If you would like additional support and assistance, please contact