Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Provide Head Start to Future Laborers
Katherine “Kat” Norve had a comfortable job working as an executive assistant at a public relations firm, but office life just was not the right fit.
“I had a nice office window at the PR firm but always felt like I wanted to be outside,” Norve says. “I made good money back then, but not the money I am making now, plus the benefits, like a pension for retirement.”
While women make up a majority of the population, they are a distinct minority on construction sites, making up less than 3% of those working in the construction trades.
In a male-dominated industry, women may have to work a little harder to find their way, but Norve found the road toward success. Read More