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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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2021 Scholarship Recipients

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact 2021 TRADES & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS -December 22, 2021- Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC), in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro), awarded the 2021 Trades and Technology Scholarships for Women this month. Scholarships of $1,600 were awarded to six female students entering their […]

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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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STEMforGIRLS Role Model Information Session

Introducing WRDC’s all-new interactive province-wide STEMforGIRLS Club. Our goal is to create awareness of opportunities in STEM by offering interactive hands-on activities, skill development, and post-secondary exploration. We aim to empower girls with the information and self-confidence needed to pursue STEM careers. Club activities are delivered both virtually and in-person and include a digital classroom, […]

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Recognition Award Recipients

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Recognition Award Recipients WRDC’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Recognition Awards were presented virtually to recipients during WRDC’s International Women’s Day celebration event on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The event focused on the International Women’s Day 2021 campaign theme, #ChooseToChallenge. Since 2014, WRDC has been formally recognizing women, community, and industry players […]

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Join our online STEM Community

Join our online STEM community! Learn from successful women how to set yourself up for a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career. With a digital clubhouse, monthly STEM kits, regional events, and a provincial conference, you choose how and when you participate. Our STEMforGIRLS digital clubhouse is about to launch! Click here to register […]

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