Category Archives: Women Welders

Bay Area Resource for Women in the Trades

The California Bay Area seems to be  hopping with organizations that support women working in trades, from the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Park in Richmond to Oakland’s The Crucible where women can learn to weld. Oakland is also home to Tradeswomen, … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Rosie the Riveter?

I’m fascinated by the image of Rosie the Riveter versus the reality, that only a small percentage are women ( a number that is falling in these tough economic times): In 2007 women accounted for 6% of employed welders according to … Continue reading

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