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Programs

We run a variety of year round programs that centralize the experiences of women and girls.

Our programs:

  Provide experiential activities that build skills in trades and technology 

Teach confidence and promote community building in women - centered spaces

Explore trades and technology careers through instruction by local tradespeople and tech experts who are primarily women

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If you're interested in a custom or partnership program, please reach out to us

High School Programs

Power Up!

YWITT's Power Up! program runs after school on Mondays  twice per calendar year. The program provides opportunities for all high school aged girls to explore trades and technology careers and skills through hands-on experience. Our instructors are  active in their field and provide mentorship opportunities and lived experience in their career.

Who: Girls aged 13-17

When: September 13-November 8th; Mondays, 4-6 pm

Where: Yukonstruct Makerspace, 2180 2nd Avenue

Power Up! registration will open August 30! 

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YWITT in the Classroom!

YWITT facilitates in-school workshops on demand. We provide high quality, interactive workshops that focus on hands-on skill building and/or career options in the trades or technology sectors

We partner on community initiatives and contribute to specialized programming. If you're interested in working with us on a youth event, please reach out!

 

Some events we have partnered on in the past include: Skills Canada Yukon Territorials; JR and SR Rural Experiential Model (REM).

Adult Programs

Do It Women

YWITT and YuKonstruct partner to offer a reduced rate, open-enrollment monthly program for adult women. We focus on creating spaces for women to come together to build skills and create projects in community with the support of a skilled instructor. Keep an eye out for our monthly events here as they often fill quickly!

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Young Women Exploring Trades (YWET)

Every fall we provide high school girls throughout the territory with a unique opportunity to experience a day in the life of different tradespeople and gain local job market information by taking them to onsite businesses and projects.  This is only made possible through the support of the Whitehorse businesses with whom we partner. This year due to COVID-19, we have decided to run all our workshops at Yukon University

Who: Girls and non-binary students in high school

When: November 17th and 18th

8:30am to 2:45pm

Where: Yukon University

500 University Drive, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5K4