- Role Model -

Laura Bartlett


Name: Laura Bartlett

Occupation: Sheet metal, insulating, scaffolding


Education: 4th year sheet metal cnrl

Hometown: Paradise, NL

Current community of residency: Paradise, NL

What does your typical work day involve?

I am outdoors most of the time, majority of the time I stay in remote camps

What do you love most about your profession? Why did you choose this career?

Because it challenges my strength and work ethic everyday. To push my limits.

When did you realize you wanted to work in STEM?

When I knew I wanted to be hands on in my career.

What were your favorite subjects in school?


What advice would you give girls, who are still in school, who might be considering a career like yours?

That is requires strength you didn’t know you have but the reward is a pride that not many get to feel.

Why do we need more women in skilled trades and STEM?

Because we a valuable asset to the workforce

Who was your role model? What about this person inspires you?

My mother she was one of the first women to be out on the road travelling with men and had to prove her spot just as I did and conquered any challenge thrown at her.

What do you do for fun? What are some of your hobbies/activities?

Ice skating, fishing, singing

What superhero do you relate to most? Why?

Anything else you wish to share?


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