Bradford White Partners with Women in Plumbing and Piping to Empower Women in Trades

Bradford White Corporation

AMBLER, PABradford White Corporation has announced a partnership with Women in Plumbing and Piping (WiPP), an organization dedicated to elevating the role of women in the plumbing and piping industries. This collaboration aims to support workforce development and promote gender diversity in skilled trades.

Bradford White’s Industry Forward® charitable giving program will donate $10,000 to WiPP to advance its mission. Additionally, the Bradford White Women’s Network is contributing two $3,500 scholarships as part of the Women in Plumbing and Piping Scholarship Program. These scholarships are intended to encourage and support women pursuing careers in these essential fields.

“Bradford White is committed to supporting the skilled trade industries and educating the public on the value of careers in these sectors,” said Rebecca Owens, Senior Communications Manager for Bradford White. “Our partnership with WiPP will support their programs and the opportunities they offer to women in the industry. Through networking, education, and mentorships, we aim to foster shared experiences and build the next generation of talent, ensuring critical services that keep us comfortable, healthy, and safe.”

The Women in Plumbing and Piping Scholarship Program is open to active WiPP members who are enrolled or plan to enroll in accredited trade or vocational schools. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a career in the plumbing and piping industries.

“We’re grateful for this partnership and generous donation,” said Kim Gill, Executive Director of WiPP. “Bradford White has shown a profound commitment to the hard-working people foundational to our industries. Their mission aligns seamlessly with our commitment to fostering diversity, providing educational opportunities, and promoting professional growth within plumbing and piping fields.”

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Each scholarship can be applied to tuition, educational fees, textbooks, or class supplies at trade or vocational schools. Applicants must submit an essay by July 15 on the topic, “Why I Am Choosing a Career in the Trades.” Essays will be judged on clarity, grammar, passion for the trade, insight into the industry, and commitment to a long-term career.

This partnership between Bradford White and WiPP highlights a shared dedication to advancing women’s roles in the skilled trades, ensuring a diverse and well-trained workforce for the future.

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