Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis says he’s “pleased with the community support” towards the inaugural Bay of Quinte Young Women in Leadership Program.
The program ran last week and saw more than 20 young women from the riding shadow workers at various businesses, aiming to create opportunities for them to develop potential career options, along with skill and confidence building, in professional environments.
The YWIL program was originally developed by Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff.
Ten organizations took part in the program and they are listed below:
- Loyalist College IT Department
- LoyalistCollege Skilled Trades Department
- Community Organized Support and Prevention
- John Howard Society’s Quantum Program
- Quinte Business Accounting Services
- Belleville Chamber of Commerce
- Skin Theorist
- Quinte West Fire Department
- Dr. Billi Prinzen Optometry
- BCS Automation.