Tag Archives: female welders

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder and artist Melissa Gillespie Davis turned to welding as a career nearly 20 years ago because it didn’t require extensive schooling, paid a good wage, and had reasonable hours so that she had time with her family. Welding itself struck Davis as a kind

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The SkillsUSA National Championship in Louisville, KY draws trade and welding students from all over America, including SUN Tech welding graduate Erin Beaver. Beaver is making her third straight appearance. Beaver will attend as a member of the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s all-female welding team.

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

This is the first rodeo in Chanute, Kansas for welders that is. Bob Cross thought of organizing the rodeo when he heard about competitions in other towns where welders go to the competition that provides metal parts for teams to weld together during a set period of

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5 Persistent Myths About Welding

In one form or another welders have had to deal with some pretty interesting attitudes towards the welding profession. Some people think welding is a low-paying job. Others think there isn’t much diversity to being a welder. Even more interesting for women welders is this

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Female Welder Heading to Nationals

Welding is a male-dominated field. Very few women choose to make welding their career. Some women believe that it is a career that a woman cannot do because they cannot handle the equipment or conditions. Other women feel that they cannot have a career in

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Finding Equipment for Women Welders

Women welders face many challenges. They face the stigma that being a welder and a woman is impossible. They sometimes face obstacles in the workplace when people consider them unable to do something simply because they are female. And sometimes they have trouble with male