Build a Career. Join a Sisterhood.
Chicago Women in Trades has been supporting, advocating, and training women in the Chicagoland area for the last 40 years.
We are a Sisterhood of Tradeswomen, celebrating our graduates and their successes in building new careers for themselves while spearheading an industry movement.
Learn more about our FREE Training Programs by attending our weekly virtual Information Sessions.
Technical Opportunities Program - FREE 12-week, 188-hour Training Program focused on entering Union Construction Apprenticeships!
Women in Welding Program - FREE 12-week, 288-hour Training Program focused on the welding and manufacturing industries!Click here to learn more!
Build a Career in Construction or Welding!
Women are forging and building careers in non-traditional occupations.Booming Industries
Proud of my work.
"Chicago Women in Trades opened the door for me, and I jumped through with both feet."
EMMA, ELECTRICIAN, CWIT ALUMNARead more about Emma's journey.
Recruit and support.
Get the resources you need to recruit and support women in your apprenticeship programs and on the job from the National Center for Women’s Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment.Visit the Center