Famous women in history who succeeded in a “Man’s World”
Julia Morgan was the first woman to study architecture at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the first woman to work as a professional architect in California. During her 45-year career, Julia Morgan designed more than 700 homes, churches, office buildings, hospitals, stores, and educational buildings, including the famous Hearst Castle.
Rosie the Riveter stories: well this is so big you have to see her website… http://www.rosietheriveter.org/
Description of crafts within the program
We encourage women to join the rewarding career in carpentry! No matter what your background is, thereςare many different crafts to choose from like; General Carpenter, Acoustical Installer, Drywall, Hardwood Floor Layer, Insulator, Lather, Millwright, Pile Driver, Scaffold Erector and Shingler. All these crafts work in different phases of the construction project and have different levels of expertise and skills required to be successful. Through your efforts at the apprenticeship you will receive college credits for the classes that you attend and with the successes on the jobsite you will gain the building blocks to climb the career ladder to the top. Maybe the company owner…
Links to other women's support groups in the trades