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
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.
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
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
Doron Ofir Casting is on the hunt for real-life Wonder Women who fill the roles of Wendy the Welder, Rosie the Riveter, Mining Michelle, Long Shore Lucy, Oil Rig Rachel, and Sewer Sarah on a daily basis. Finally get some recognition for your contribution as
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
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