Fiona McDonald Interview – ABC Central West FM – Females in Trades

27 August 2020

TWA’s Managing Director, Fiona McDonald, was interviewed this morning by Ewan Gilbert to comment on the findings from VERTO/Year 13’s report “Females in Trades & Apprenticeships NSW Survey”. Items highlighted in the interview included:

  • Associated stigma for females joining trades
  • Female students not being informed about joining trades or being deterred from joining a trade by advisors
  • Fear of exposure to discrimination, and
  • Stereotyping.