Women’s Fund of Greater La Crosse Fall Luncheon
Fall Luncheon featuring Judaline Cassidy
Judaline Cassidy was born in the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Judaline started her career in the field of plumbing at the John Donaldson Technical Institute of Trinidad, where she was one of the first three females selected to pursue plumbing.
She’s been a proud member of Plumbers Local Union No. 1 New York City for the past 20 years. Judaline was one of the very first women accepted into Plumbers Local Union 371 Staten Island New York, and she was the first woman elected on the Examining Board of Plumbers Local Union No. 1. With her guidance, fortitude and determination she ushered in the first Women’s Committee within her Union. She is currently a plumber with the New York City Housing Authority.
In June 2017 she established the nonprofit Tools & Tiaras Inc. The primary goals are to expose, inspire and mentor young girls and women about the highly lucrative field of construction. Getting young girls excited about working with tools fuel her. Judaline is extremely passionate about her craft and works assiduously to promote a positive representation of women in construction, so that the many obstacles, and resistance she encountered.