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WiC Victoria

Established in 2013 by local industry leaders, WiC Victoria’s focus is to promote and support female participation in the construction industry. Throughout our events, we have been fortunate in hosting a diverse group of women (and occasionally men) from accountants to engineers.

Each event is bigger and better than the last thanks to all the support from our sponsors, tour guides, event hosts, and especially our members. Our Victoria Chapter currently has 552 members, and we average about 40 attendees at our events. Although events are intended to be educational, informative, with a focus on personal growth — it is the social interactions with like-minded women which feels just as valuable. WiC Victoria events occur on the last Wednesday of every month. 

WiC Mandate

  • To develop an informal network among women in the construction community.
  • To provide career and personal development opportunities.
  • To connect women and their supporters throughout the construction community.
  • To promote a career in construction to the next generation.

Women in Construction (WiC) is proudly promoted and supported by the Vancouver Island Construction Association.

Interested in sponsoring an event? 

  • Logo on the save the date, registration, and reminder emails;
  • Logo on the registration page;
  • Option to speak for five (5) minutes at the start of the meeting; and
  • Option to distribute promo or marketing information to the group;

WiC Victoria Leadership Team

Name / PositionCompany
Joelle Belanger, ChairPinchin Ltd.
Keri Ellis, Vice-ChairTrades Labour Corporation (TLC) Victoria
Jessica Sidhu, Past ChairKinetic Construction
Karen Dadd, Secretary/TreasurerDurwest Construction Management
Aimee North, CommunicationsCampbell Construction Ltd.
Renee Olson, Outreach/EducationKhowutzun Development Corporation 
Jenna van Nostrand, Director at LargeFlynn Canada Ltd.
Jayna Wiewiorowski, Director at LargeCamosun College Women in Trades

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