Clarice Ward

Clarice Ward

Clarice Ward

Conestoga College

General Carpenter Apprenticeship, 2011
Women in Skilled Trades Pre Apprenticeship, 2007

Assistant Project Manager, Specialty Contracts, Melloul-Blamey Construction Inc.

Clarice Ward is a national advocate for diversity and inclusion in apprenticeship training. As an assistant project manager of specialty contracts at Melloul-Blamey Construction Inc., she is the first woman to transition from tradesperson (general carpenter) to construction management in Melloul-Blamey’s 37-year history, and one of the only tradeswomen to serve on the board of directors of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction. A speaker, mentor and champion of women in apprenticeships, she has influenced thousands of women to consider skilled trade opportunities. Ward was awarded a 60th Anniversary Gender Equity Fellowship by the University of Waterloo in 2019.