Photo Courtesy of: Photographer Manuel Martinez

Supported by a sisterhood.

Ironworker Laura Doligosa discovered her career and a community to cheer her on at CWIT.

The TOP program at Chicago Women In Trades changed the direction of my life for the better. I learned a tremendous amount, forged strong professional and personal relationships, and discovered a sense of solidarity I never thought possible. These are just a few of the many gifts being offered through the organization to the CWIT community as a whole. I’m so incredibly grateful for CWIT, allies, and my sisters who help me push myself to reach my fullest potential. We have each other’s backs. The best decision I ever made was choosing a career in the trades. If you have the heart, you can achieve anything.

Lupe Hinojosa

Welder

Emma Williams

Electrician