Who we are:
YWITT is a community-led non-profit society based in Whitehorse, Yukon,.
Our partnerships and programs increase awareness,, education and action for inclusion and equity in trades and technology careers.
What we Believe In:
Respect and dignity for workers
We are working toward an industry that sees trades and technology work and the people within it as important. That looks like: people being paid well and treated with the the value that they deserve. These are the people who build the territory!
Equitable access to opportunity
We want everyone to have access to training, promotion, and success in their job regardless of gender.
Positive learning environment
We want to be a space where people can learn new skills, ask questions and be supported by mentors and instructors who are excited to teach.
What We Do
Awareness and Public Education
Experientially learn skills that are connected to trades and technology careers
Create spaces of belonging in shops and programs
Leadership and Skill Building
Leadership skills and support during apprenticeship and training