HAZARD GIRLS

Host Emily Soloby, Founder and CEO of Juno Jones Safety Shoes, interviews women working in non-traditional fields about their career paths.Covering topics such as balancing personal and work lives, issues they have encountered and how they have dealt with them, their biggest challenges, their biggest triumphs, advice for other women, and many other topics.

Business
Careers
Personal Journals
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Sn. 2, #6 Creating Truly Diverse Leadership Pos...
There is something so transformative and powerful, especially for young women, when your own hard work and skills are out in the world, being utilized for good by other people. Today’s guest is...
28 min
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Sn. 2, #5 By Girls in STEM, For Girls in STEM w...
Just because you may work in a field dominated by men doesn’t mean you can’t be glamorous. Scientists and engineers can look however they want to look, all the...
28 min
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Sn. 2, #4 From Chemical Engineer to Real Estate...
Transitioning from one male-dominated industry to another is not easy, but it is something today’s guest, Jhanel Wilson, has managed to do successfully. Jhanel is a Philadelphia-based chemical engineer turned real estate investor,...
23 min
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Sn. 2, #3 "Rice, Chicken, and Agriculture" with...
Welcome back to part two of this interview with businesswoman, author, and a master storyteller, Mitzi Perdue. Past president of 40,000 member American Agri-Women,...
15 min
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Sn. 2, #2 "Rice, Chicken, and Agriculture" with...
Today’s guest is Mitzi Perdue, a businesswoman, author, and a master storyteller. She is the past president of the 40,000 member American Agri-Women, the nation’s largest...
28 min
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Sn. 2, #1 Developing the Construction Workforce...
As women in construction, planning to change the dynamic of our industry seems feeble if our meetups, retreats, and gatherings consist solely of women talking to women...
24 min
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Sn. 1, #23 Exploring the World of Land Surveyin...
Amanda Allred is a professional licensed land surveyor in six Western states, and she joins us today to talk about the educational and career journey that got her to where she is today. Amanda has owned and operated her own surveying firm and is the district land surveyor for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the Walla Walla District, where she oversees...
26 min
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Sn. 1, #22 Safety Wear for Hardworking Women wi...
This week we welcome Melissa Gaglione, the president of Safety4Her, a women’s safety and work gear brand aimed at supplying women with personal protective equipment (PPE). In this episode, she...
22 min
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Sn. 1, #21 STEM, Rocket Science, and Girl Power...
Today on the podcast, we speak with Joan Melendez-Misner, a rocket scientist, science communicator, and influencer who has 14,000 followers on Instagram. When she is not making waves...
26 min
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Sn. 1, #20 Women in Geology: A Conversation wit...
Today’s guests are four women who make up an all-female geologist crew in Montana in the United States, in one of the world’s largest platinum mines. The mine they work in is part of a leading...
33 min
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Sn. 1, #19 Being an Empowered Leader in the Tra...
Although women are contributing to the transformation of public transport, they frequently remain less visible and their role in making transit safer, more inclusive, and sustainable...
30 min
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Sn. 1, #18 Move Over Bob - The Inspiring Story ...
Today we welcome Angela Cacace to Hazard Girls - a woman who has continuously inspired women throughout her career. From being a barber, to an architect and
33 min
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Sn. 1, #17 Instilling Confidence in Girls Throu...
Many factors prevent women from being represented in the trades, one of these being the perfectionism a lot of girls feel very early on in their lives. Not only does this stop them from trying new things, but it also
27 min
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Sn. 1, #16 Empowering Women in Construction, wi...
Often times, as women, we are forced to be more thoughtful and intuitive about how other people respond to us in these specifically male-dominant fields. We then have to sometimes alter our own behavior based on how we think someone else
36 min
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Sn. 1, #15 Empowering Women in Industry: Trades...
Learning something new is always a challenge, especially when it involves a trade. Getting your certification and qualification as a trades-person is a journey often filled with failure and in such a process, it is important not to let the moment of failure negate the longevity...
27 min
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Sn. 1, #14 Women in the Automotive Industry wit...
The automotive industry is still resistant to the idea of women as powerful drivers, that drive sports cars, and that build and work on cars themselves, but one woman is working to change that. Today, we are joined by EspoResto’s CEO and
27 min
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Sn. 1, #13 Working to Close the Gender Gap in S...
There is a persistent gender gap in STEM careers across the world. This gap begins in education, fueled by gender stereotypes and expectations
26 min
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Sn. 1, #12 The Power of "Can" with Charli K. Ma...
In this episode of the WAM Podcast, your host Emily Soloby speaks to Charli K. Matthews, the founder and CEO of Empowering Brands and also the founder
29 min
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Sn. 1, #11 Creating Spaces for Women in Constru...
Camaraderie and a support system are an important part of what makes a job welcoming. For women in construction, who find themselves in this male-dominated space, reaching out isn’t always so simple. This is what prompted today’s guest, Kathryn Hart, to create the online community, Space to Build, where
22 min
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Sn. 1, #10 Celebrating Pride in Winemaking with...
Remy Drabkin is a pioneering winemaker who impacts her industry as a top producer of non-traditional grape varieties. From an early age, Remy was inspired to preserve and promote the spirit of Oregon’s winemakers, designing her first wine label in 5th grade. Today, she is the owner of the renowned Remy...
26 min
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Sn. 1, #9 Inspiring the Next Generation of Fema...
Engineering is a typical example of a field that has been traditionally male-dominated. Our guest today, Amy Kaur, and her online community Engineering Gals, are doing a great job in trying to disrupt this status quo. Amy is a civil engineer in training, employed in the water industry. She is a graduate of...
22 min
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Sn. 1, #8 Women in Maritime Engineering with Se...
Maritime engineering is a very male-dominant field, often with only one or two women aboard a ship at a time. Our guest on today’s episode of Hazard Girls is Serena Webber-Bey, a United States Coast Guard licensed Chief Engineer of Steam and...
27 min
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Sn. 1, #7 Turning Challenges into Successes wit...
Today on the show we welcome Skyler Mapes, a native of Oakland, California. Skyler is the co-founder of EXAU Olive Oil, which she founded in 2017 alongside her husband,...
32 min
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Sn. 1, #6 Being a Woman Architect and Building ...
Architecture is well-known for being a male-dominated field. However, a new kind of architect is rising through the ranks in search of community and support rather...
29 min
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Sn. 1, #5 If We Can Do Good, We Should: Green, ...
As a feminist, entrepreneur, author, and speaker committed to social justice, today’s guest understands the value and beauty of humanity and wants to empower...
31 min
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Sn. 1, #4 How to Own Your Space and Never Stop ...
Not everyone takes the same route to success in male-dominated fields. Today’s guest is Luticia Miller, an executive at an energy services company in Canada. She started...
22 min
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Sn. 1, #3 Women in Architectural Leadership Pos...
Architecture and design is a predominantly male-dominated field, with roughly only 17% of the leadership positions held by women. Today’s episode of the Hazard Girls...
29 min
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Sn. 1, #2 Finding Your Groove in Construction M...
Our guest today, Taylor Luckett, is a project engineer at Holder Construction where she coordinates construction projects such as on-site trade management, material coordination,...
25 min
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Sn. 1, #1 Busting Gender Stereotypes and Reduci...
According to the US Department of Agriculture, Americans waste more than $161 billion each year on food, with most of it ending up in landfills. Today’s guest, interviewed...
35 min