Transforming the Lives of Women

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Since 1998, WBF has been the leader in preparing women for economically prosperous careers in industries where women have historically been under-represented.

These careers lead to economic freedom, personal confidence and growth that are transformational for women, their families and their communities. WBF has extensive experience recruiting and ensuring career success for women within these industries at a consistent employment rate of 90 per cent.

A Social Purpose Organization (SPO) and registered charity, WBF is valued for its uncompromising approach to meeting the needs of women and industry by recruiting the right people and providing them with the right training.  Employers and women trust WBF’s methodology.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Workforce Attraction

    Positioning construction as a first-choice career option for women; and positioning women as a viable source of quality skilled workers for Alberta’s construction sector.
  • Assessment and Essential Skills Training

    Helping women make an informed career decision about a career in trades and address gaps in essential skills.
  • Workforce Training

    Preparing women for success through skills training, safety certification, Workplace Culture Awareness©, fitness and academic upgrading.
  • Workforce Coaching

    Coaching is available to all WBF students and alumni to support training retention and long term employment success.
  • Job Search Training and Job Retention Support

    Earned employment referrals, job search training and job retention support is available to all WBF students and alumni to assist with securing and retaining apprenticeships and employment.
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OUR VISION

Women Building Futures is valued for empowering women to succeed in non traditional careers, inspiring positive economic change for women and forever transforming the face of industry in Canada.

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OUR MISSION

Economic prosperity for women through assessment, training, job placement and job retention support.

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OUR GOALS

  • Increase awareness, readiness and employment for women
  • Increase participation of Indigenous women in WBF programs
  • Provide workforce solutions for employers
  • Advance organizational and financial sustainability