Resources for Career and Technical Education for Women in Manufacturing, Transportation, and Information Technology




Skills Training for Women in Nontraditional Occupations




General Resources

  • Job Training Success Project: Institute for Women’s Policy Research
  • Career counseling and skills workshops for single parents and individuals enrolled in non-traditional programs of study: Northeast Community College New Beginnings Program
  • Women’s Institute for Leadership Development in the Labor Movement Mentoring Program and Annual Summer Institute
  • Network and mentorship program: Texas Women in Trades
  • U.S. Department of Labor Clearinghouse for women in nontraditional careers: Women Build, Protect, and Move America Portal
  • Wider Opportunities for Women’s (WOW) Pink-to-Green Toolkit: resources and tools on recruitment, curriculum, case management, and retention focused on women (in green and other nontraditional jobs)
  • Center for Energy Workforce Development & Hard Hatted Women WISE Pathways: Toolkit for Recruiting and Retaining Women in Non-Traditional Positions and Workshop Materials
  • Reaching New Heights: Promising Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Students in Career and Technical Education Programs That Are Nontraditional for Their Gender (Report)
  • Career Pathways for Women and Girls; Strategies to attract Women and Girls to Emergent and Nontraditional Occupations and Industries (Report)
  • Gender Equity Expert Panel: Exemplary & Promising Gender Equity Programs, 2000 (Report)
  • LEP Guide for Workforce Professionals-how to best serve limited English proficiency population
  • APEC Women in Transportation Forum Discussion Group Summary
  • Dialogue for Women in Blue-Collar Transportation Careers Final Report
  • ILO’s Promoting the employment of women in the transport sector- Obstacles and policy options (Report)
  • How to Attract and Engage Female Truck Drivers (Article)
  • Resources for increasing women in STEM: Women in STEM Knowledge Center


Professional and Trade Organizations, Associations, and Unions:

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