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SHE BUILT THIS CITY

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Employment
  • Politics
  • Veterans & Military Families
  • Women

Location

1026 JAY STCHARLOTTE, NC 28208 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

She Built This City empowers women and nonbinary individuals of ALL ages in the construction and trade industry through elementary camps, Builder Girls middle school clubs, Women@Work Trade Circle mentoring, and advanced training.

Description

She Built This City empowers women of all ages in construction & manufacturing in three pillar age groups: 1) Exploratory - 9-12 years - foundational hands-on skills in building, manufacturing & STEM concepts changing the trades over the next 10 years 2) Career-choosing - 14 years - entrepreneurial projects & social good opportunities in maker spaces to promote a "fresh take" on choices for magnet schools in high schools 3) Career-transforming - 18+ - Women@Work Trade Circles in cities around the country (starting with Charlotte, NC metro area) - a "tribe" of empowered industry mentors connected to women seeking entrepreneurial support, RFP assistance, jobs, internships, apprenticeships & advanced training in "future-proof" concepts to immediately fill drastic labor shortages (3D printing, drone inspections, virtual reality, CAD technologies, etc.).

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