Meet Jelissa De Torres

Jelissa is a carpentry apprentice in British Columbia, Canada. She is a regional representative for the British Columbia Centre for Women in the Trades and is on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Build a Dream. On the weekends, Jelissa flexes her creative side by running a small business building products for local businesses and event planners/decorators. She has big aspirations for the future and hopes to make the trades a safer and more inclusive, diverse, and equitable place.

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