Category Archives for "News"

2021 DEI Awards

Our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Award recipients ChooseToChallenge gender inequality in trades and STEM. They inspire and empower girls and women in our province to consider, choose, and succeed in these fields. They are passionate and committed to doing it better, making a difference, and leading the way for others. They are shining examples […]

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Request for Proposals

Website Design and Web Content Maintenance for the Digital Reboot – Codesigning Supports with Women Project. WRDC is seeking proposals from qualified firms for the development of a new project website. Experience working within indigenous cultures and communities is preferred. RFP Document  

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Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Specialist – WRDC

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Specialist is responsible for the development and mobilization of diversity and inclusion strategies, initiatives and programming that assist in the attraction, recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in skilled trades and technology careers. The Workplace Diversity Specialist is also responsible for facilitating and […]

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Increasing Pathways to Employment

Summary Increasing Pathways to Employment Funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE)’s Feminist Response and Recovery Fund, Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is leading a project to advance inclusive skills development policies and practices to remove barriers that prevent women’s full participation in partnership with the Career Development Foundation (CCDF), the Provincial Advisory […]

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2022 Trades and Technology Scholarship

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact 2022 TRADES & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC), in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro), will be awarding scholarships of $1,500  to six female and gender diverse students entering their first year of a skilled trade or technology program.   The Trades […]

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2020-2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our AGM was presented on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, as a Zoom webinar to celebrate last year’s highlights and share our priorities for the future. Recording  Click here to watch the AGM recording AGM Documents  AGM Agenda 2019-2020 AGM Minutes 2020-2021 Annual Report  WRDC Audited Financial Statements WRDC-ERC Audited Financial Statements    

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TechConnect

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is excited to announce the launch of TechConnect! The tech sector in NL is booming and full of endless opportunities! #TechConnectNL is a virtual event that connects girls, women, and gender-diverse individuals to exciting job prospects, dynamic companies, industry leaders, training programs and supports, and much more. #TechConnectNL will […]

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Marine Sector Experience Survey

Marine Sector Experience Survey If you work or have worked in the marine sector in Canada, please take the time to complete this survey. The Council of Marine Professional Associates (COMPASS) is an organization of private-sector businesses and public-sector organizations directly involved in marine transportation activities. COMPASS, in partnership with Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC), […]

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