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Emily Pyke

Emily Pyke is an automotive service technician at Heffner Lexus in Kitchener, Ontario. She found her love for cars in high school and has spent 8 years building a career around them. Emily is a mother of two young girls, and she is building a future where they can become anything they choose to be. Breaking down the stigma and bias around women in the trades has become more than just a pastime for her. She plans to continue promoting the trades to young people everywhere, with the help of TradesLink and their trades-focused app!

“I fought tooth and nail to prove I belong in this trade, and to get treated with respect.” – Emily Pyke

From “Terrible” Teen to Trade Master

As far as teenagers go, I was pretty terrible. So much, that my mother kicked me out when I was 15, and I moved in with my dad in a different town. I decided to take an automotive course at the new school, and from the minute I walked into the auto shop, I fell in love. I enjoyed every moment in the shop and finished the year with a 99% in that class. I decided then that I wanted to continue taking automotive courses. As I learned more and did more, I loved it more. I claimed mechanics as my career and have never looked back…

Check out the full article here The Moxy Voice featuring Emily Pyke

What is TradesLink?

TradesLink is the professional network of tradespeople. It is a free mobile app where you can connect with other trades, find work/hire, and most importantly, improve your craft.

Who is TradesLink for?

    • Automotive Service Technician
    • Auto Body Technician
    • Baker
    • Barber
    • Boilermaker
    • Bricklayer
    • Cabinetmaker
    • Carpenter
    • Concrete Finisher
    • Cook
    • Drywall Finisher and Plasterer
    • Electrician
    • Floorcovering Installer
    • Gasfitter
    • Hairstylist
    • Heavy Equipment Technician
    • Heavy Equipment Operator
    • Insulator
    • Ironworker
    • Labourer
    • Landscape Horticulturist
    • Locksmith
    • Machinist
    • Mechanic
    • Miner
    • Overhead Door Technician
    • Painter
    • Pipefitter
    • Plumber
    • Refrigeration Technician
    • Roofer
    • Sheet Metal Worker
    • Tilesetter
    • Welder

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