“Many women have found careers in construction that are both satisfying and well-paid. Unfortunately, systematic discrimination persists and most women, through no fault of their own have not,” says Susan Eisenberg, a poet, lecturer and employment equity activist who worked in the trades as an electrician for 15 years.
“If you’re drawn to this work and believe you’re capable, don’t settle. If things aren’t working out, speak up and if necessary, leave that employer for one who values what you bring and provides the support and fair treatment needed by anyone to succeed.”
Read my full story published in the Collective Magazine in August 2016