The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA) was founded in 1909 by a group of Seattle builders who saw a need to unite to address the many concerns and issues affecting the housing industry. They shared technology and jointly solved construction problems. They actively worked with government to develop laws that protected the environment while still providing attractive, affordable communities and homes for the families of the Puget Sound region.
Find out about membership benefits, education, foundation, the MBA career connection, industry issues, important economic insights, resources and more by visiting their web site here.
The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program, one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, is the only major scholarship effort that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. Along with recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the program also seeks students who have a commitment to use their college degrees in service to others.
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit educational organization, bears the name of the renowned author Horatio Alger, Jr., whose tales of overcoming adversity through unyielding perseverance and basic moral principles captivated the public in the late 19th century. The Association was established in 1947 to dispel the mounting belief among the nation’s youth that the American Dream was no longer attainable.
technicWomenTechWorld.Org. The on-line home for women technicians to connect with each other. Read “Her Stories” about female role models in a wide range of tech occupations, these fabulous diverse women are from across the US and are all ages and races. Whether you are a Network Engineer, a Mechanic or a Sound Tech or a female student in a tech major, you’ll want to visit WomenTechWorld.Org where you’re not alone anymore.
Read about role models, talk tech with other members, find out career tips, check out their career FAQs, links, job center and more!
Visit their website here.
The Association of Independent Manufacturers’/Representatives, Inc. (AIM/R) is the national trade association that benefits independent sales representatives in the plumbing, HVAC/R, kitchen/bath, waterworks, irrigation and related industries by promoting the proper utilization of the rep function. AIM/R provides its members with a competitive advantage through education, information exchange, networking and a wide array of quality member services.
Learn about their membership, resources, industry news, events and more by visiting the AIM/R web site here.
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is the international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification and inspection of plumbing systems. ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and the health, welfare and safety of the public.
Learn more about ASPE, membership, educational programs & tools, industry resources, meetings and conferences here.
Building Strong GIRLS
Trades exploration day camp for girls entering 6th-8th grades
Rosie’s Girls is a three week summer day camp for girls that encourages participation, helps develop their confidence and gives educational and career options all in a fun, supportive and positive atmosphere.
Bring Rosie’s Girls to your area and show young women career opportunities they may have never considered!