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    Together with Nolee Anderson,
    we are launching JOIST:
    a program for teenage girls
    to learn more about careers
    in the trades.

    JOIST aims to empower and
    educate girls to be skilled and
    strong with mentorship and
    hands-on demonstrations.

    Together with Nolee Anderson, we are launching JOIST:
    a program for teenage girls to learn more about careers
    in the trades. JOIST aims to empower and educate girls
    to be skilled and strong with mentorship and hands-on
    demonstrations.

Skilled labor is in short supply. Not enough young people are taking up the trades. Project Bootstrap is putting together a team to shine a light on the great opportunities in skilled trades careers. Learn about the newest members of Team Wolverine below.

NOLEE ANDERSON

Trim Carpenter | Nashville, TN

  • Nolee is a 2017 recipient of the mikeroweWORKS scholarship and has always had an interest in carpentry and craftsmanship. She is excited to begin her career and help promote females in the skilled trades, modeled after her participation in GRIT, a program she helped create, where she mentored young girls interested in the trades.

    Meet Nolee

HUNTER ALLUMS

Electrician Apprentice | New Orleans, LA

  • Hunter’s love of the trades began in high school working with unCommon Construction, a non-profit that empowers high school students through the use of real-world technical skills. He participated in 6 semesters prior to graduating and currently works as an apprentice out of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

    Meet Hunter

ANDREW LACY

Timber Framer | Charleston, SC

  • A recent graduate of the American College of the Building Arts specializing in Timber Framing, Andrew is a Veteran and former military contractor with a lifelong passion for the building arts. Andrew is now eager to embark on this new endeavor in the trades.

    Meet Andrew

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