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WCA Golf Tournament

September 10






Building the long-term success of women in Manitoba's construction industry


We are a group of women working within Manitoba’s construction industry who share a common goal of supporting, educating and mentoring women in construction. We strive to provide a voice for women in the construction industry today and in the future.


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6 days ago

Manitoba Women in Construction

✨ Kayla Gervais BTech (Const Mgmt), CM-Lean
- MWC Secretary ✨
Kayla is a Project Coordinator for Bockstael Construction Ltd. Kayla specialized in Architectural Engineering while obtaining her Civil Engineering Technology diploma, then continued her education graduating from the Construction Management degree program with a Bachelor of Technology from Red River College.

Kayla joined MWC for many reasons. “It was a great way to network and get to know people in the industry while I was still studying. Following graduation, I saw how useful MWC was to others that were just like me and wanted to continue to give back the mentorship and encouragement that I had received.”

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2 weeks ago

Manitoba Women in Construction

✨ Soo Lee B.Sc. Eng.; GSC; LEED AP B+D; CM-Lean; PMP
- MWC Past Chair ✨
Soo graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is currently a Project Manager for Marwest Construction Ltd. As the Chair of MWC and also the MWC Representative for the WCA Board of Directors, Soo has taken on a number of leadership roles and relishes the pressures and responsibilities that come with them.

When asked why she chose to get involved with MWC, Soo replied, “MWC is not here to change the world but here to recruit and retain women in the construction industry, by letting young women know that there are opportunities in the construction industry. MWC is a great tool that women can use to connect and network. I am optimistic about the future for young women.”

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3 weeks ago

Manitoba Women in Construction

✨ Amanda North C.E.T - MWC Vice Chair ✨
Amanda is the Team Leader, Programs from the Team Leader of Construction Services at Defence Construction Canada. She has a diploma in Structural Technology from Red River College. She has also completed the Project Management and Professional Sales certificate programs at Red River College. After beginning her career with an engineering firm, Amanda worked in various sales roles in the supply and manufacturing sector. She started at Defence Construction Canada as a Construction Coordinator, and recently moved into the Team Lead position.

When asked why she joined MWC, her response was, “I wanted to help women currently in the industry and those looking to join, and encourage our youth to consider construction as a viable option for their career. MWC provides the opportunity to do this, and to also seek guidance and advice from other women. It’s empowering to know you are not alone, and that there is a fantastic support network out there.”

Amanda enjoys spending time with her family at the lake.

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4 weeks ago

Manitoba Women in Construction

✨ Ellowyn Nadeau, P. Eng, SCMP - MWC Chair ✨
Ellowyn is currently an Instructor in the Construction Management Degree Program at Red River College. With a Civil Engineering degree and a Supply Chain Management Professional designation, she’s experienced numerous perspectives in the construction industry. Ellowyn now uses her current position as an instructor to tie her consultant, owner and contractor perspectives together and share her wisdom with the students at RRC. Ellowyn was the first female elected to the WCA Executive Board of Directors and is currently serving in the role as treasurer. She likes to get involved in initiatives that help spark the interest of women and girls to the industry that she loves.

When asked why she chose to get involved with MWC, she replied, “The construction industry has provided a wonderful career and excellent lifestyle for myself and my family. I wanted to be part of something that helps other women realize the positives of the industry as well as help make it more accessible to other women.”
Ellowyn enjoys spending time with her husband and son, be it on the golf course or the archery range!

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Manitoba Women in Construction hosts a variety of social events and professional development seminars a year, including our highly-anticipated signature mentoring event, Building HER Story. Attend our events or get involved with MWC through volunteer opportunities in the boardroom, at tradeshows and in the community.

 

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