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 4 #19 Emily Soloby: A Recap of The Hazard Gi...
Today on the Hazard Girls Podcast, we are discussing what we do on this podcast! You will hear all about why we do the podcast, what our mission is, whom we interview, and why we need to shift the terminology from “Male Dominated” to “Male Populated.”
27 min
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Sn 4 #18 Nancy Surak: Getting Under The Hood of...
Tune in as we dive deeper into the commercial real estate industry to get up close and personal insight from Nancy. We take a close look at Nancy's professional experience as well as her efforts to support women in this male-dominated industry. You will not want to miss this insightful episode full of passionate stories and the ways Nancy is committed to the advancement of women in commercial real estate!
34 min
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Sn 4 #17 Jennifer Todd: Taking up Space in Cons...
You have to lead with confidence and advocate for yourself and be able to advocate for other women and other minorities in the space that you’re in.
38 min
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Sn 4 #16 Founding Health-Ade Kombucha: Daina T...
“That’s just how entrepreneurship is; you fall off the horse, you get back on again and do it better, and that happens like a thousand times a day. The winner is just the one who kept getting back on and doing it.”
38 min
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Sn. 4, #15 Barbara Res: Blatant Sexism in the W...
As women in construction today, we deal with microaggressions in the workplace. But what was it like when sexism was a blatant part of women’s working lives? Here to tell us all about this is author of Tower of Lies, Trump’s ‘woman in construction,’ and incredible speaker, Barbara Res...
45 min
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Sn. 1, #1 (Re-air) Alison Mountford: Busting Ge...
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. Our guest, interviewed by host Emily Soloby of Juno Jones Shoes, is a creative problem solver on a mission to end this kind of household food waste...
35 min
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Sn. 2, #4 (Re-air) Jhanel Wilson: From Chemical...
Transitioning from one male-dominated industry to another is not easy, but it is something our guest, Jhanel Wilson, has managed to do successfully. Jhanel is a Philadelphia-based chemical engineer turned real estate investor with a portfolio of over 10 million dollars...
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Sn. 4, #14 Ally: Not Your Average Engineer
There appears to be a growing trend of women and minorities pursuing careers in STEM, but there is still a long way to go. Only 17 percent of civil engineers in the US are women, while minorities make up approximately 31 percent of civil engineers nationwide...
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Sn. 4, #13 Rosemarie Heldrich Kiser: The Race ...
Believe it or not, women haven’t always been allowed to play sports! Women have always been perceived to be weaker and less physically capable than men and the freedom that today’s children have has taken many years to achieve...
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Sn. 4, #12 Amy Roosa: Giving Women Their Voice ...
Women in the safety industry need allies and the space to find their own voices! More importantly, PPE needs to be designed specifically for women’s bodies to ensure safety and efficiency. Joining us on the Hazard Girls podcast is the co-founder of the Iowa Women and Safety Conference and founder of The Safety Rack, Amy Roosa...
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Sn. 4, #11 Kristina Mahler: Normalizing Women A...
As a woman in the construction industry, all you want is to be treated as an equal in the workplace. Joining us today to discuss this topic is the director of Crew Collaborative, Kristina Mahler...
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Sn. 4, #10 Nora Casanova: Mentorship, Represent...
Welcome to another installment of the Hazard Girls Podcast! Today on the show we get together with Nora Casanova, the Logistics Manager at Karsten Interior Services, a commercial construction subcontractor in Houston, Texas...
30 min
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Sn. 4, #9 Pamela Durkin: How To Level Up and Se...
Navigating your time and boundaries while creating a business you love and cultivating client relationships is no easy feat. As a woman, being able to accomplish these things comes with even more challenges. Using more than 30 years of experience, Pamela explores all things networking, giving us a look at techniques that we can use...
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Sn. 4, #8 Andrea Janzen: The Ambition Theory
Knowing what drives your ambition is a key aspect of what motivates you to keep going! Without figuring that out for yourself first, you’re much more likely to give up on goals. Our guest on today’s episode of Hazard Girls is Andrea Janzen. She is the founder of Ambition Theory, a professional coaching and leadership development company focused on accelerating women in the construction industry into leadership positions...
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Sn. 4, #7 Julie Laughton: Why Women Make Great ...
Today’s guest has been in the construction industry since the 80s, a time when gender equality was not what it is today. Julie Laughton is a designer, general contractor, and the CEO of Julie Laughton Custom Homes, a unique one-stop-shop design-build service. Between New York City, where she began her career, and Orange County, California, where she is now based, Julie has designed over 500 spaces...
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Sn. 4, #6 Mercedes Gamor: Diversity, Equity, an...
As part of our series of chats with diversity specialists, today we're speaking with Mercedes Gamor. Mercedes is the first-ever Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist at Prime Electric, one of the most prolific electrical construction contractors on the West Coast of the US. Today, she joins us to talk about how Prime Electric is going above and beyond just ‘checking the diversity box’...
26 min
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Sn. 4, #5 Michelle Sieler Tucker: Top Mistakes ...
There is a distinct difference between building a sellable business and building yourself a glorified job. Returning to the show to preach the importance of starting with the end in mind and planning your exit, is the admirable Michelle Sieler Tucker. Michelle is a world-renowned expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, and a leading authority on buying, selling, and improving businesses...
45 min
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Sn. 4, #4 Rebecca Ryan: An Introduction to Futu...
Futurists are people who plan for the future by looking at trends and identifying what’s coming instead of only looking at the past. To explain more about this profession and the profound value it offers, today we are joined by Rebecca Ryan, a top 50 professional futurist,...
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Sn. 4, #3 Libby Mendiratta: Championing Women t...
Our guest today is Libby Mendiratta, the Chief People Officer at G.E. Frisco Company, a family-owned business specializing in supplying lumber and building materials across the Mid-Atlantic region. Libby has been in the construction industry for over 20 years and she oversees the entire division of the business that serves state and federal contracts. She is also the chair of the Women Building Washington Committee,...
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Sn. 4, #2 Kuma Roberts: Diversity beyond Tokenism
Joining us in conversation today is Kuma Roberts, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Arrowhead Consulting. Tune in to learn the difference between ‘DEI’ and ‘D and I’, and why the focus has shifted from the latter to the former. You’ll hear why everyone has something to contribute to the conversation around diversity, and how it doesn’t begin and end with skin color...
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Sn. 4, #1 Mollie Elkman: "The House That She Bu...
A few years ago, a house in Utah was built by a team made up entirely of women. Today’s guest, Mollie Elkman, is the owner and president of Group Two, and she and her team were responsible for the sales and marketing side of the build. As the project was nearing an end, Mollie saw the potential of this story to positively impact the lives of so,...
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Sn. 3, #30 Shannon Karels and Kathy Miller: Imp...
The ‘command and control’ leadership style is common within many organizations, but in today’s episode, we’re going to be discussing why a more inclusive and collaborative form of leadership holds so much value. Today’s guests are Shannon Karels and Kathy Miller, both of whom have had many years of experience leading manufacturing operations...
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Sn. 3, #29 Namita Penugonda Reddy: Sustainable ...
Architecture is a unique career that bridges the gap between the worlds of construction and art, and most architects have creative hobbies. Today’s guest made her creative hobby a full-time job when, after 15 years as an architect, she transitioned into the world of sustainable fashion in 2019. Namita Reddy is a professional architect...
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Sn. 3, #28 Coralee Beatty: Coaching Women in Co...
One of the latest and greatest trends in business is to hire a coach to help you streamline your company and clarify your thinking. Today’s guest is Coralee Beatty, a business coach, a consultant, and a mom. Coralee was the owner of a mechanical contracting business before she moved into coaching, where her specialty is helping women leaders in construction. Join us as we find,...
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Sn. 3, #27 Nouchelle Hastings: Being a Bold Leader
Nouchelle Hastings thought she was going to be a doctor, but when got to college she realized what she really wanted was a different kind of challenge and chose to pursue a career in business development. Today she is the holder of two prestigious accolades; Women of the Year and Most Powerful,...
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Sn. 3, #26 Katya Echazarreta: Aim for Mars!
When Katya Echazarreta moved from Mexico to the United States at the age of seven, she couldn’t speak a word of English. Three years later she was as fluent as a native. Eight years after that,...
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Sn. 3, #25 Claudia Miller: Creating the Career ...
It’s well established that women tend not to apply for jobs if they don’t meet all of the criteria that the position requires, while men will apply when only meeting 60% of the desired skills. This needs
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Sn. 3, #24 Kimberly Fiock: The Cutting Edge of ...
From the age of 5, Kimberly Fiock knew she wanted to be a scientist. Today, at just 25 years old, she is working at the cutting edge of experimental pathology research, on track to receiving her PhD! This journey has not been without its hardships; on top of her mental health struggles, Kimberly has dealt with numerous people in powerful positions telling her she would never make it in her field. How ...
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Sn. 3, #23 Stephanie Garcia: NAWIC, WIC Week, a...
This episode's guest is the incredible Stephanie Garcia, who's here in her pink hard hat to tell you not to let anyone dull your sparkle! She's the Quality Manager for Rogers-O'Brien Construction, has been in the construction industry for seven years, and is currently the secretary for the San Antonio chapter of the National Association for Women in Construction,...
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Sn. 3, #22 Buna George: Overcoming Obstacles an...
Many women, contrary to their male counterparts, hold back from applying for positions because they feel under-qualified. Our guest today is an example of someone who refused to fall into the imposter mindset and went for the position she deserved! Joining us,...
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Sn. 3, #21 Janet Polach (Ph.D.): Learning to be...
Many of us think the style of leadership taught and practiced in the military is fairly rigid and uniform. Debunking this myth today, is Dr. Janet Polach, retired marine, executive coach, speaker, expert in,...
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Sn. 3 #20 Hanna Weaver: Working as a Woman in A...
Today's guest is a true pioneer in her field, being both the first woman to hold the Teaching Lab Technician position at Sinclair Community College and the youngest member of the department! Welcome to Hanna Weaver, an ASE certified master tech,...
26 min
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Sn. 3 #19 Catherine Dummitt: Bringing Women int...
Today’s episode of Hazard Girls is the premiere episode interviewing a woman in tech! We are so excited to welcome Catherine Dummitt, VP of marketing at Narvar, and honorary Hazard Girl through her work building diverse teams and bringing women into,...
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Sn. 3, #18 Dr. Nancy Williams: Overcoming Impos...
Imposter syndrome isn’t something that people are simply born with. More often than not, it’s a consequence of a wounding experience. Joining us today to talk about this and so much more is musician, culture consultant, and leadership and life coach, Dr. Nancy Williams. Dr. Williams has an impressive musical background, with a doctorate in musical arts, clarinet performance,...
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Sn. 3, #17 Krista Manna: The Future of Architec...
From raking leaves into floor plans as a teenager to being nominated as Cape & Plymouth Business's 40 Under 40's, Krista Manna's success has been meteoric. Join us today as we talk to Krista (architect, property developer and flipper, and interior designer) about what inspires her, and how she started working in this industry. We hear her advice to young architects,...
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Sn. 3, #16 Danielle Schroeder: Making STEM More...
Growing up with a carpenter dad who built their family home gave Danielle Schroeder a solid foundation from which to explore her interest in math, science and construction, which eventually led her to find her niche in transportation related civil engineering. Being the first engineer in her family, Danielle had to learn a lot through trial,...
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Sn. 3, #15 Janet Ruth Bates: Changing the Face ...
Many women in the construction industry come to the sector via another career, and today's guest is no different. When Janet Bates studied theater and dramatic literature, she never envisioned she would be the trailblazer she is today. Currently, Janet is a Client Solutions Manager at JE Dunn and is also involved in a number of organizations in Charleston. In this episode,...
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Sn. 3, #14 Kaylin Leas: Becoming a Master Welder
How does being a high school rodeo champion prepare you for becoming a welder? This week on the Hazard Girls we get together with Kaylin Leas to talk about her journey into the male-dominated industry of welding; why she first was attracted to it, and what receiving the Empowerment Women in Industry Tradeswoman,...
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Sn. 3, #13 Jennifer Cline: Being a True DIY Inf...
From paralegal to power tools, Jennifer Cline has taken the DIY world by storm! Tune in today as we hear from Miss Dewalt herself about how she started on the path to a DIY influencer, and why she feels it's her purpose in life to challenge stereotypes in the tool and makers,...
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Sn 3. #12: Danielle Hayden: Transforming How En...
One of the biggest issues many female entrepreneurs face is having to do it all on their own, and that can lead to overwhelm and, sometimes, detrimental decision-making ability. But don’t fear, Danielle Hayden and Kickstart Accounting are here! Author of The Profit Planner book series, host of Entrepreneur Money Stories podcast,...
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Sn. 3, #11 Debbie Sparks and Kellylynn McLaughl...
The trucking industry is stereotypically male-populated. However, it doesn’t have the glass-ceiling so many other male-populated industries are infamous for. Talking to us today about why this is the case are Debbie Sparks and Kellylynn McLaughlin,...
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Sn. 3, #10 Isra Banks: Architecture for Healthi...
It was Isra Banks’ mother who first encouraged her to become an architect. Now a mother herself, Isra is passionate about building healthier, just, and more sustainable cities for the next generation. As a licensed architect in Massachusetts, two years ago Isra launched,...
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Sn. 3, #9 Charli K. Matthews: Uncovering True E...
In this episode, we are thrilled to hear from Charli K. Matthews, Founder and CEO of Empowering Brands, Founder of Empowering Pumps and Equipment, and Founder of Empowering Women in Industry. Charli is also the co-host of The Empowering Industry Podcast and, in today’s episode, she shares some exciting details,...
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Sn. 3, #8 Kate Hancock: What it Takes to Run a ...
Today’s guest is on a mission to provide you with the community and education you need to scale your business, be a high-performance leader, and achieve the success you deserve. Known as the Pivot Queen,...
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Sn. 3, #7 Amy Nicklaus: Risk-Taking and Team Bu...
In this Episode of Hazard Girls we are joined by Amy Nicklaus to chat about entrepreneurship, the risks involved, the obstacles faced, and the challenges of managing people. Amy is the founder and CEO of Nicklaus Marketing & PR, a full-service,...
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Sn. 3, #6 Jennifer Zhang: Selling a Learning Ex...
Jennifer Zhang started a watch company six months out of college. She was broke and had just quit her full-time job. Within two weeks, she had launched a successful Kickstarter campaign,...
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Sn. 3, #5 Allison Jencson: The Power of Tradesw...
As many of you may know, we were recently at the National Association of Women in Construction Annual Conference (NAWIC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. While we were there,...
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Sn. 3, #4 Julia Hodum: Fostering Diversity and ...
This week on Hazard Girls we continue our conversation on diversity and inclusion. Here to help us shed further light on the topic is Julia Hodum, Director of Inclusion and Diversity for the North American arm of the Schindler Group,...
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Sn. 3, #3 Rebecca Francis: Harnessing Diversity...
Today’s guest, Rebecca Francis, is a Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with IEA, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. Tuning in, you’ll hear what her role entails and how she uses her background in education to teach employees on who to go to if they have a complaint, and Rebecca shares what she thinks about the goal of diversity to build a more sustainable workforce. Find out why it,...
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Sn. 3, #2 Sarah Marie Liddle: Building Small Sc...
On this episode, we chat with Sarah Marie Liddle, a certified professional coach for small businesses and individuals seeking to live well and productively. She is based out of Canberra, Australia, where she offers positive psychology and wellness tools to help professionals,...
30 min
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Sn. 3, #1 Paige Loew: Personal Safety and How T...
Do you ever wonder how things are made? Paige Loew, a safety specialist at 3M, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, works with end-user customers across nearly every industry from healthcare and construction to manufacturing, and she,...
20 min
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Sn. 2, #25 Lupita Vazquez: Cutting Through When...
On today’s episode, we are visited by the Queen of Concrete, Lupita Vazquez, a leader in the male-dominated construction industry and an integral figure in the Hispanic construction community. Tune in to hear Lupe tell the story of how she,...
27 min
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Sn. 2, #24 Michelle Seiler Tucker: Excelling as...
Excelling as a woman in a male-dominated industry is no easy feat but, looking at Michelle Seiler Tucker’s career, it is clear that with the right focus, tenacity, and ability, it is totally achievable. On today’s episode, Michelle tells us the story of how,...
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Sn. 2, #23 Dr. Nicole Tschierske: Advancing You...
Our guest today is Dr. Nicole Tschierske, founder of Into Action Coaching, is a scientist who has turned herself into a career coach, specifically to help women in science and technology,...
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Sn. 2, #22: Jill Morley: Fighting Like a Girl
Jill Morley is an award-winning screenwriter and documentary filmmaker. Her feature documentary, Fight Like a Girl, is about women using boxing to fight their demons and empower themselves. In addition to her many award-winning screenplays and films, she is a contributing writer to periodicals like The Village Voice, Bust Magazine,...
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Sn. 2, #21 Anne Pfleger and Kristey Stewart: Su...
In today's episode of Hazard Girls, we are visited by two impressive guests from the National Association of Women in Construction, Anne Pfleger and Kristey Stewart. We open today's episode with a conversation about how Kristey and Anne entered the world of construction and the ‘aha moments’ that sparked their passion for empowering,...
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Sn. 2, #20 Valencia McDaniel and Erica Jean-Bap...
Valencia McDaniel and Erica Jean-Baptiste are on a mission to solve the issue of the skills trade gap in construction through the company that they co-founded; Women Gone,...
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Sn. 2, #19 Geraldine Anello: Women in Broadway ...
When people think of male-dominated fields, broadway music is not usually the first to come to mind, but the truth is that women are a minority in orchestra pits. Today we talk to Geraldine Anello, a Broadway musician who has worked as a conductor, keyboardist, and pianist for many well-known shows, including Kinky Boots,...
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Sn. 2, #18 Tanya Ragan: Preserving the Cities T...
With a background in energy, finance, and real estate, the owner and president of Wildcat Management, Tanya Ragan, brings to the table a multi-faceted skillset that's diverse and incredibly powerful. But leading Wildcat Management to success comes with another big,...
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Sn. 2, #17 Jen McGowan: Directing, Filmmaking a...
If we only rely on the people who are being disenfranchised to solve that disenfranchisement, then it will never change. In today’s episode we speak with Director and Filmmaker Jen McGowan whose,...
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Sn. 2, #16 Judaline Cassidy: Jobs Don't Have Ge...
Only 3.5% of jobs in the trades are held by women. Judaline Cassidy, our guest on today’s show, is a tradeswoman on a mission to change this. As a young girl growing up in,...
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Sn. 2, #15: Allison Grealis: Empowering Women i...
29 percent of the manufacturing sector is made up of women and very few of these are in leadership roles. Our guest on today’s show, Allison Grealis, is passionate about changing this. Allison is the founder and president of Women In Manufacturing, a national trade association focused on supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in the manufacturing sector. She is the,...
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Sn. 2 #14 Kate Day: Empowering Women Through Ap...
The DoveTtail Workwear team was founded when three friends saw firsthand how poorly made most women's garments are in comparison with their male counterparts. Though many companies have taken it upon themselves to put out '”pink and shrink” versions of men’s wear claiming them to be female attire, these outfits don't,...
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Sn. 2, #13 Agri-Women, Policies, and Advocating...
Enhancing lives by advocating for agriculture is something that our guests today are passionate about doing for agriculture and the families behind it. Karolyn Zurn holds many positions within the agricultural world; she is the current President of American Agri-Women, the past President of Minnesota Agri-Women, and the lead Minnesota farmer for Farmers Feed the World,
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Sn. 2, #12 Lynley Oakes: Carpentry, Creativity,...
Today on the Hazard Girls Podcast, we talk to tradeswoman and businesswoman Lynley Oakes of Wild Oaks Creations. Lynley is a carpenter and lumber saleswoman based in Jacksonville, Florida. She started out in a corporate office, and then from there switched into trades as a construction site assistant. Within a week, she was promoted to builder and trained as...
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Sn. 2, #11 Allyson Hawley, Charli K. Matthews, ...
Brought up in a mining family that had no time for gender stereotypes, Allyson Hawley, our guest on today’s show, was surprised when she began her mechanical engineering degree,...
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Sn. 2, #10 Alicia Woods: Creating Gender Equali...
Not only does clothing have the power to impact our confidence and productivity, but, in industries like mining, it is also essential for keeping people safe. However, when...
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Sn. 2, #9 Rachel Street: DIY Network's Philly R...
Your gender doesn’t limit your abilities or your career options. As a woman, you are just as capable as any man to be successful in building your own business. Today’s guest...
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Sn. 2, #8 Chaya Milchtein: Automotive Independe...
When your car breaks down it can feel like defeat, and shopping for a car without the right knowledge can be overwhelming. That’s why today’s guest has created a safe space to help...
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Sn. 2, #7 Rita Brown: Working Toward Parity and...
The construction industry is one of the best industries for women to gain parity and is a sector with one of the smallest gender pay gaps. This does not mean there is not still a great deal of...
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Sn. 2, #6 Emily Pilloton: Creating Truly Divers...
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...
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Sn. 2, #5 Caeley Looney: By Girls in STEM, For ...
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...
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Sn. 2, #4 Jhanel Wilson: From Chemical Engineer...
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,...
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Sn. 2, #3 Mitzi Perdue: "Rice, Chicken, and Agr...
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,...
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Sn. 2, #2 Mitzi Perdue: "Rice, Chicken, and Agr...
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...
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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...
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Sn. 1, #23 Amanda Allred: Exploring the World o...
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...
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Sn. 1, #22 Melissa Gaglione: Safety Wear for Ha...
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...
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Sn. 1, #21 Joan Melendez-Misner: STEM, Rocket S...
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...
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Sn. 1, #20 Jessica Scanlan, Christa Loucks, Ali...
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...
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Sn. 1, #19 Inessa M. Vitko: Being an Empowered ...
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...
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Sn. 1, #18 Angela Cacace: The Inspiring Story o...
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
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Sn. 1, #17 Katie Hughes: Instilling Confidence ...
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
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Sn. 1, #16 Richelle Moreno: Empowering Women in...
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
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Sn. 1, #15 Deila Ray: Empowering Women in Indus...
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...
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Sn. 1, #13 Chloe Gharios, Working to Close the ...
There is a persistent gender gap in STEM careers across the world. This gap begins in education, fueled by gender stereotypes and expectations
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Sn. 1, #12 Charli K. Matthews: The Power of "Can"
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
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Sn. 1, #11 Kathryn Hart: Creating Spaces for Wo...
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
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Sn. 1, #10 Remy Drabkin: Celebrating Pride in W...
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...
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Sn. 1, #9 Amy Kaur: Inspiring the Next Generati...
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...
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Sn. 1, #8 Serena Webber-Bey: Women in Maritime ...
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...
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Sn. 1, #7 Skyler Mapes: Turning Challenges into...
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,...
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Sn. 1, #6 Joann Lui: Being a Woman Architect an...
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...
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Sn. 1, #5 Janelle Briggs: If We Can Do Good, We...
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...
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Sn. 1, #4 Luticia Miller: How to Own Your Spac...
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...
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Sn. 1, #3 Benita Cooper: Women in Architectural...
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...
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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,...
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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...
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