Mary-Anne Bowcott grew up on a hobby farm in Sooke, B.C., where hard, physical work came naturally. Tough times early on meant that Mary-Anne needed an opportunity to make a higher wage and gain financial independence. Securing a job in the trades gave Mary-Anne the means to survive on her own while completing her schooling. However, finding that first job was difficult for a woman with no experience in a male-dominated industry. Now, as the owner of Victoria-based Westcom Plumbing and Gas, Mary-Anne empowers other women to pursue their dreams in the trades.
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