Women in the Trades w/ Doreen Cannon, President of Plumbers Union Local 55

We welcome Doreen Cannon, an influential tradeswoman, leader, mentor and advocate who continues to trailblaze the construction industry for generations of women to come. Some of her many accolades include becoming the first female president of Plumbers Union Local 55 Cleveland and co-founding the Cleveland Tradeswomen Committee. Throughout the episode, Doreen provides ideas on how to effectively recruit women into the Trades and empower them once they’ve entered the male-dominated field to cultivate safe, inclusive jobsite cultures. She dives into thoughtful strategies women can employ to combat common misconceptions, foster career growth and meet their full potential. 

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Related Resources:

Plumbers Union Local 55
Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council
Cleveland Tradeswomen Facebook & Instagram

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