About

tradeswomen quarterly magazineTradeswomen, Inc., one of California’s first organizations for women in the trades, was founded in 1979 as a grass- roots support organization.

Tradeswomen, Inc. has three goals:

  • Recruit more women into construction and related non-traditional┬átrades.
  • Promote retention of women in the trades
  • Develop tradeswomen’s capacityfor leadership and career growth, on the job and in their unions

Who We Are
We are carpenters, electricians, glaziers, ironworkers, laborers, operating engineers, plumbers, pipefitters, masons, surveyors, sheet metal workers, truck drivers and others, acting together to create fair and safe conditions for women working in nontraditional blue collar jobs.