About Us


Empowered Women in Trades (EWIT) is a registered charity organization to support educational institutions and workplaces to encourage women to see trades as a viable career path.

In collaboration with educational institutions and industry leaders, we aim to increase women’s role in learning the trade skills required for people and industry to thrive.

In order to rebuild Australia’s trades-based sectors and to enhance our communities and businesses, EWIT is there for women in the workforce to learn the skills to thrive in these industries. We will support women to enter trade and excel into leadership positions across trades industries. While supporting industry to ensure that workplaces have the resources to enhance the economic development of the sector.

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EWIT is for industry leaders to foster practical solutions to address these skills shortage in trades in collaboration with other key stakeholders. Through EWIT, we will inspire more women to learn a trade and secure that pathway into a lucrative industry career.

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Women need to be aware that trades are an attractive and viable career option.

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Women must be proactively recruited and have access to strong career pathways.

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Workplaces must be inclusive and adaptive to ensure women want to stay in the industry.

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Our Objective

Is to increase women’s participation in the Australian economy and provide a platform for women working in industry to gain support and access jobs that have the legal, cultural, social and economical resources for their career development and success in trades.

Australia is ready for women to be empowered with industry trade skills to help resolve the national skills shortages across certified trades and apprenticeship placements. EWIT has a practical solution by providing a platform where women can see trades as a viable pathway.

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