A Woman’s Job // Breaking Stereotypes (The Blacksmith)

A Woman’s Job // Breaking Stereotypes (The Blacksmith)

This week we’re sharing with you Newsy’s new project A Woman’s Job which takes a look at the women breaking gender stereotypes and shattering glass ceilings, proving to women and girls alike that there is no such thing as a women’s job. Blacksmiths are rare enough these days. Women blacksmiths even more so. In a profession steeped in masculine stereotypes, Lisa Geertsen brings something unique to her metalworking.

A Woman’s Job // Breaking Stereotypes (The Mechanic)

A Woman’s Job // Breaking Stereotypes (The Mechanic)

This week we’re sharing with you Newsy’s new project A Woman’s Job which takes a look at the women breaking gender stereotypes and shattering glass ceilings, proving to women and girls alike that there is no such thing as a woman’s job. Patrice Banks used to call herself an “auto airhead.” As a woman, she says she felt taken advantage of at the auto repair shop, and studies confirmed her suspicion. So, the engineer and trained technician took matters into her own hands and created a space she would want to take her car to. With an all-woman auto repair team, Girls Auto Clinic brings something new to an industry otherwise dominated by men. Click below to hear more about Patrice. […]

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