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Think Women First!

We often describe PGTI as a “learning community.” At our open meetings every other month (the next meeting is at 4 PM on December 20), a group of people who share the commitment to increasing and retaining women in the … Continue reading

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Updates on outreach to tradeswomen of the future

Connecticut Building Trades launch pre-apprenticeship for women The Connecticut Building Trades have launched the latest Building Pathways Pre-apprenticeship Program to bring more women into the trades. PGTI will be conducting diversity training for participants in August. Check out their FB … Continue reading

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Interview With BisNow

Recently one of PGTI’s co-convenors, Liz Skidmore was interviewed for an article in BisNOw, a national real estate development journal.  The article discusses progress PGTI and partners have made in the fight to recruit and retain womena nd people of … Continue reading

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Good Jobs for Women: Getting Business on Board

PGTI is a “multi-stakeholder collaboration.” In addition to the usual suspects working for equality and social justice (labor, community, and tradeswomen themselves), developers, general contractors and trade contractors join us every other month in the PGTI open meetings to explore strategies … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Building & Construction Trades Unions Celebrate Diversity on National Women in Apprenticeship Day

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