Learn more about women in the trades from these inspiring stories and experiences.
Karen is a skilled electrician, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 353 Member (since 1990) and Business Representative.
She is an advocate for women in the trades as the Chair of the IBEW Local 353 Women's Committee. Karen is also the Chair of OBCT and their representative on the Executive Board of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario.
As a champion of women in trades, she speaks about the Electrical trade at many schools across the GTA.
Kayla Bailey is a Journeyperson Steamfitter, a Gasfitter, and a Welder with U.A. Local 46
Toronto. She is a proud and vocal trade unionist who has served many roles within her local
union - such as elected shop steward, youth committee chairwoman, and convention
When she’s not working, Kayla enjoys making art, exploring new music, and playing
Dungeons & Dragons with her friends.
Kayla can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (647)-235-3667