Tradeswoman Profile – Kara McDonald

  TWA were privileged to interview Kara recently, an award-winning Electrotechnology Specialist in the Steel Industry within NSW. Kara is passionate about being the best in her field, putting in the hard work and producing incredible results. She is also committed to being the best role model and advocate for…

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Tradeswoman Profile – Kathryn Born

A qualified electrician specialising in solar, business owner, group training officer and mother of three, Kathryn is a powerhouse and passionate advocate for guiding the next generation of young women in considering the electrical trade as their future career. Based in Western Australia, Kathryn works for Electrical Group Training, consistently dedicated to providing female electrical apprentices the best support and advice throughout their apprenticeships. Read her story here.

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What is it like to work for Newcastle MBA? Katelyn Lyddiard shares her story.

Katelyn Lyddiard is one of many female apprentices at Newcastle Master Builders Apprentices. Over the past two years that Katelyn has been employed with MBA as an apprentice Plumber she has developed excellent trade skills, problem solving techniques and the ability to work to her highest potential. She is a dependable employee who shows a real commitment and passion towards her work. Katelyn was recently interviewed onsite with her host employer HL Mullane & Son P/L, and shared her insights into what it’s like to work with Newcastle MBA:

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Tradeswoman Profile – Jo Devenish (Electrician/Trainer/Tunnel Boring Machine Operator)

Jo left Canberra at 19 determined to be a rockstar and 5 years later found herself an A grade electrician. Using her trade to travel the globe, Jo returned to Australia to work as a hazardous area operator in very tough conditions. Jo’s career pivoted to teaching electrical trades at NECA, then opening her own business “Elechick” while raising three primary aged children. Jo is a true trailblazer, recently retraining as the first female tunnel boring machine operator in Australia. Our Liaison Officer, Erica, was fortunate enough to interview Jo as part of our “Trailblazing Tradeswomen” event

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Tradeswoman Profile – Emma (Programmed)

Proudly partnered with Tradeswomen Australia, Programmed is an organisation dedicated to creating equality across all their divisions and providing excellent opportunities and career progression for female apprentices. Apprentice Emma recently shared her story with us as to what it was like to work as an electrician apprentice for for Programmed….

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Tradeswoman Profile – Alice Peers

Alice is a talented Electrician, advocate for tradeswomen with a truly unique background. Situated in the Yarra Ranges in Victoria, Alice has had an extensive and diverse background in commercial projects and maintenance. She shared her story with us recently:   Alice, you have such an interesting background. Did you…

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