EHRC and Government of Canada Launch Career Mentorship Program for Women in Electricity Industry

EHRC and Government of Canada Launch Career Mentorship Program for Women in Electricity Industry

 

CBC News Looks at Women in the Electricity Industry

Ottawa, ON – May 12, 2015 – Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), today announced Connected Women ─ a national mentorship model for women seeking to enter or advance in the electricity and renewable energy industry. Funded by Status of Women Canada, the program will be piloted with graduates of Alqonquin College’s Women in Electrical Engineering Technology program (WEET).

Partners include Hydro One, Ontario Power Generation, Manitoba Hydro and Hydro Ottawa, along with Women in Nuclear-Canada (WiN), International Brotherhood Electrical Workers (IBEW), Power Worker’s Union (PWU), University of Toronto, Electrofederation and WESCO. To learn more about the project and our partners click here

Press release: EHRC Press Release
Media Coverage: CFRA Radio Interview

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