• “See Her Work”: Woman Entrepreneur Introduces Gear for Women in Trades

    by Beth Barton, “Carpenter Lady” Boy, let me tell you how much fun it is (not) to wear clothes and gear designed for the other sex.  As a carpenter in St. Louis for 15 years, I have...

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  • Indian Tradeswomen Creating Positive Change for Female Construction Workers

    From Labor Tribune:  Patience and perseverance. That’s how Thresiamma Mathew and Vrishali Pispati are overcoming adversity to create positive change in the lives of tradeswomen and their families in India. Thresiamma Mathew (second from left) and Vrishali...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Barton Going on First U.S. Tradeswomen Delegation to India

    From Labor Tribune:  A job in construction helped Beth Barton to leave an abusive relationship, care for her infant son and rise out of poverty. Now Barton is joining a delegation of American tradeswomen on a journey...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Beth Barton: Never Give Up

    From  the Labor Tribune:  The road to becoming a carpenter wasn’t an easy one for Beth Barton. In her early years, many job searches resulted in being laughed at, hung up on and told to go away...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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