35 Days | 35 Tradeswomen | 35 Years of NEW
"21 years and I still get a surprise reaction when I say, "I climb poles." - Monica Harwell, NEW Graduate, LIne Constructor, Con Edison
“I like creating and building. I leave a legacy behind and am part of history.” - Nani Noverita, NEW Graduate, Local 46 Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Union
Donate $350 and win a ticket to NEW's 35th Anniversary Luncheon
Transform a Woman’s Life - Transform a Family. NEW’s free training program starts a woman on the path to a career where she learns a skilled trade, earns a good salary, and is able to provide a secure future for her family.
Help NEW transform women’s lives. Support a Tradeswoman.
$35 Give a woman a hard hat
$100 Help a woman build up her strength to lift a 65-pound mud bucket
$350 Teach women math - win a ticket to NEW's 35th Anniversary Luncheon
$1,000 Hold a plumbers workshop
$3,500 Sponsor a tradeswoman
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) prepares, trains, and places women in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future.
Transform Women’s lives - Transform Communities. When Hurricane Sandy devastated neighborhoods, NEW graduates and students volunteered in these communities. NEW women, prepared and ready for this type of work, are being hired for clean up and recovery jobs. Across the City, tradeswomen are building schools, housing, parks, and bridges. Avian Perez, a graduate and Laborer with Local 79, volunteered with NEW and Local 79 after the Hurricane. At Avian’s last project, renovating a women’s shelter, the women living there were impressed to witness a woman working construction.