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Covergalls & the Future of Women’s Workwear

Published 2017-01-11 | Publications

The Future of Women’s Workwear Source: 3M Canada Alicia Woods is living proof that necessity breeds opportunity. For Woods, a commonly overlooked necessity led her to a huge opportunity that resulted in the creation of her own company called Covergalls and that landed her on Dragon’s Den – twice. Woods was working as a sales account […]

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Honouring the north’s influential women

Published 2015-06-05 | Publications

The Northern Life
The Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards, handed out in Sault Ste. Marie on May 25 and in Thunder Bay on May 28, honours women in Northern Ontario who contribute to the north’s economic success and expansion. The awards program is put on by Northern Life’s sister company, Northern Ontario Business.

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End of Awkward

Published 2015-05-27 | Publications

3M Newsroom
When Alicia Woods started working as a sales account manager for a manufacturer in Ontario, Canada, she had no idea that one of her biggest challenges would be awkward bathroom situations.
When Alicia first went underground 15 years ago, it was obvious that facilities and equipment in mines were geared toward a male workforce. When she donned her coverall, she found even the smallest size was too baggy.

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Sudbury businesswoman shares experiences SAMSSA Board Member

Published 2015-05-19 | Publications

After numerous trips underground and awkward trips to the porta-potty, Alicia Woods had had enough — of the work wear. Woods is the director of sales for North America for McLean Engineering ltd. She works in the mining supply and service sector and is involved with companies that design and manufacture mobile equipment, such as […]

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