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audrey@sheworkssheplays.ca Phone: 250.203.8955

Bringing work and outer wear to women who work in industry, trades, mining, forestry, aquaculture or construction and to women who are outdoor enthusiasts on the west coast.

We are Everywhere Doing Everything. Lets be ourselves, be comfortable out there and prosper. The more of us that are out there working in industry and trades, the more natural and accepted it is. 1 woman on a job site stands out, 10 of us are just part of the crew. Lets make our presences known.

INDUSTRIAL WORK, SAFETY AND OUTDOOR WEAR FOR WOMEN

 

Who am I and what is this about

This is an exclusive personal shopping experience for women in communities across western Canada. My name is Audrey Rippingale and I am founder, owner and truck driver for She Works She Plays. My history is driving trucks and running equipment. My own frustration at not being able to find good women's workwear that fit had me thinking it was time someone did something about this issue. So when an ongoing wrist injury prevented me from continuing to drive concrete trucks, which I had been doing for Island Ready Mix for the past decade, I realized the time to do something had come. This crossroads in life got my creativity flowing and the business was born. I truck from town to town with my Kenworth, my pup Maggie and my converted semi-trailer which sets up as a store on wheels.

Here is an interview with CBC Radio North in May 2016 while I was in Terrace, BC. The interview covers who I am, what I am all about and the issues that us women working in industry and trades can face when it comes to getting work wear that is functional for us. 

"CBC Daybreak North" by host Carolina de Ryk - Audio 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

I am wrapping up this 6 weeks in the Kootenays with the West Kootenay Trade Show at the Rec Centre in Castlegar this week. Then I head home to Vancouver Island for a couple weeks of maintenance and restocking and mid-May head for the Peace Region.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Thank you Kristen Douglas/Campbell River Mirror for such an awesome news article. To read her article click here:  SHE WORKS SHE PLAYS: A life on the road 

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Friday, December 23, 2016

I would like to send a HUGE THANK YOU to all of you for your enthusiasm, encouragement and support. It is what keeps me truckin' thousands and thousands of KMs weeks on end. The 2017 Calendar is now complete if you are curious what adventures are in store for me and my truck for 2017.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

I am winding down this 7 week working tour of BC in Merritt.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Just wrapping it up here in the Kootenays. In Castlegar at the Vistor Centre this week and then heading north. Check out the calendar for details on the new locations.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

I am in Williams Lake this week (Aug 2-7), then Quesnel (Aug 9-14), Fort St James (Aug 17-21) and wrapping it up at the Bulkley V

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