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┬ástudies 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. […]

X

Forgot Password?

Join Us

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.