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Tradeswomen Talk is a podcast inspired by the narrative of women and men of the building trades. We share stories, insights, and knowledge about how to survive and thrive in male dominated industries. People who work in trades peculiarly women have amazing life altering, mountain climbing stories to share. Their stories goes far beyond them finding their niche in construction. Join us as we discover their truth together and be inspired.It's our time to do more than survive. It's our time to thrive! We Can Do It!

Tradeswomen Talk is a podcast inspired by the narrative of women and men of the building trades. We share stories, insights, and knowledge about how to survive and thrive in male dominated industries. People who work in trades peculiarly women have amazing life altering, mountain climbing stories to share. Their stories goes far beyond them finding their niche in construction. Join us as we discover their truth together and be inspired.It's our time to do more than survive. It's our time to thrive! We Can Do It!

Location:

United States

Description:

Tradeswomen Talk is a podcast inspired by the narrative of women and men of the building trades. We share stories, insights, and knowledge about how to survive and thrive in male dominated industries. People who work in trades peculiarly women have amazing life altering, mountain climbing stories to share. Their stories goes far beyond them finding their niche in construction. Join us as we discover their truth together and be inspired.It's our time to do more than survive. It's our time to thrive! We Can Do It!

Language:

English

Contact:

9179756916


Episodes

Mother & Daughter Building Together: Hellen Harris & Carey Mercer.

5/8/2022
With excitement…introducing ….. Hellen Harris retired union labourer ( Andrea Harris Mom ) and Carey Mercer local 28 sheet metal worker ( Judaline Cassidy Daughter. This episode is special Mother’s Day episode is sponsored by our friends at RIDGID and Greenlee Tools. These professional tool brands believe in empowering women and supporting the next generation of tradespeople. Working in the trades can be a daunting challenging experience for women, but with people who believe and support...

Duration:00:38:42

Blue-collar+ Hard work+ Pride = Millions: Ken Rusk

4/6/2022
With excitement…introducing Ken Rusk Ken Rusk is an Ohio-based entrepreneur and best-selling author of the New Times best selling Blue Collar Cash. Ken started his first job as a ditch digger at age fifteen and turned that into a successful company. He takes pride and ownership of “million-dollar ditch digger" On this episode we talk and learn from Ken why and how careers in the trades can launch anyone wanting a successful life that involves picking up a tool. One of our new favourite...

Duration:00:39:14

Blue - collar + Hard-work + Pride = Millions: Ken Rusk

4/2/2022
With excitement…introducing Ken Rusk Ken Rusk is an Ohio-based entrepreneur and best-selling author of the New Times best selling Blue Collar Cash. Ken started his first job as a ditch digger at age fifteen and turned that into a successful company. He takes pride and ownership of “ million-dollar ditch digger" On this episode we talk and learn from Ken why and how careers in the trades can launch anyone wanting a successful life that involves picking up a tool. One of our new favourite...

Duration:00:41:46

How Traditions And Family Influence’s Business: Jennie Ho

3/11/2022
With excitement…introducing ….. Jennie Ho Jennie Ho is a global business entrepreneur and CEO of Beiter Technologies and Woodwell Tools Group also known as MujingFang a 2nd generation family-owned manufacturing business, best known for its woodworking tools and premium laser levels. She holds an MBA and BS in business from UC Berkeley. Working for Fortune 500 companies gave her the added confidence she needed to launch. Jennie has worked in Japan, Germany, Australia and many other,...

Duration:00:34:39

Teaching A New Generation Of Bricklayers: Jacqueline Townsend

2/22/2022
With excitement…introducing Jacqueline Townsend Brick by brick Jaqueline Townsend have building a foundation in her career as a Bricklayer for 17 years. Jackie fell in love with this trade the after attending Chicago Women in Trades Technical Opportunities Program in the spring of 2003. From that moment her path was clear to her, succeed so others could follow. Currently Jackie is the Bricklaying Instructor at Paul Simon Job Corps located in Chicago Illinois. She has been the instructor...

Duration:00:43:14

Connecting Architecture To Purpose: D’ Smith Alexander

2/3/2022
With excitement, let us introduce to you Dwayne Smith Alexander. Mr Alexander is a proud first generation Jamaican American base between New York City and the Caribbean. He earned Bachelors of Architecture degree at Howard University and is a proud member of NOMA ( National Organization Of Minority) D’Smith does it all, he’s is an architectural designer, urban theorist, singer/songwriter and real estate investor. In acting that would be a triple threat but in the world of construction...

Duration:00:41:26

Tradeswomen Talk Trailer Episodes mix.

1/9/2022
Hello fam.. we’re launching our brand spanking new season of Tradeswomen Talk. Andrea and I have had the privilege of sharing the inspirational stories of women and men who believe that they have found their highway working in the trades. We’re passionate about bringing back a resurgence and appreciation for the trades! Why? This is what we want and need you to do for us, so we can inspire others to consider this lucrative industry as a career. Hit subscribe, download, and share. Tool &...

Duration:00:07:34

Building A Powerful Foundation Together: Shamika & Jason Minisee.

1/4/2022
With excitement, let us introduce to you Shamika & Jason Minisee Founders and owner of Presidential Concrete. Partners in life for 18 years and partners in business for 17, Shamika, a business consultant, and Jason, a cement finisher, are the ultimate power couple. They started their company, Presidential Concrete, inspired by family and for family. Determined dreamers with parallel visions, Shamika and Jason are not only committed to delivering excellence to their customers, they are...

Duration:00:45:27

Metal Fabrication is Her Business:Gabrielle Shelton

12/15/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Gabrielle Shelton Gabrielle is a sculptor, architectural metalworker, and founder of Shelton Studios Inc. in Brooklyn, NY has been described as “the rare combination of craftsperson and artist”(Becca Bull, 1stdibs.com). She’s been featured in numerous publications including Architectural Digest. Being a mother and wife sparks the creative magic within her to continue expressing herself through her magnificent creations. She’s creating a strong...

Duration:00:34:40

Lighting The Path IBEW 134: Beatrice Thompson.

11/19/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Beatrice Thompson Two words that stands out when you meet Beatrice Thompson determination and unstoppable. Determination is her habit to develop success. Unstoppable when she decided who she wanted to become, Beatrice didn't let anything get in her way. She’s fearless, strong, compassionate , and filled with courage for the road ahead. Her presence will light the path for many. This is why YES is a powerful word that she believes in: Yes I...

Duration:00:31:07

Tradesman + Educator = Trailblazer : Dwight Threepersons

11/9/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Mr Dwight Threepersons. When you listen to his story, you hear his PASSION, PURPOSE, AND POWER. Purpose: He succeeded on purpose. Power: He identify the problem and gives power and energy to the solution. He focuses on the actions that produce results. Passion: Passion is his key in leading, creating and believing in making it happen the impossible happen. As he continues to create and educate. He strongly believes in "I can, I will and I must...

Duration:00:40:23

Plumbing Against Everyone : Hugo Sajid

10/18/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Hugo Sajid The one word that comes to mind when I listen his story is “Mindset” Mindset is all about the moment you wake up to the moment you rest your head at night. He is speaking, feeling, and working his goals and mission into existence. All challenges that arises he attacks them as “ fuel for my fire!” Yes, he is an apprentice for Plumbers Union Local 1; however, he has the mindset of a leader. His leadership skills shows by his actions and...

Duration:00:46:23

One Photo Tells A Story: Tara Garner

6/23/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Tara Garner She is the founder and creative eye behind Under Construction Photography, social media and marketing development in the construction industry. She hails from a family of five generations of union Ironworkers. When you listen to her story she radiates power and beauty in silence. She continues to show us that silence stands up, shows up with love and fortitude. Pictures have no sounds, yet they exudes power! Her pictures are not just...

Duration:00:36:31

Move Over Bob! We got this!: Angela Cacace

5/22/2021
With excitement, let me introduce to you Angela Cacace. She’s one of the star players pulling the pieces together for the circle of equality in the trades. This circle is built on women builders, achievers, trailblazers, educators, and believers. This circle holds its strength through: Perseverance – appreciate where you are and have the courage to push forward. Fearless – when life becomes limitless Freedom – being yourself without permission Believe in this quote “YOU ARE RARE” and...

Duration:00:40:27

Sistas’ Behind The Mic: Andrea Harris & Judaline Cassidy.

5/1/2021
With excitement, Introducing the hosts of Tradeswomen Talk Andrea Harris and Judaline Cassidy Andrea Harris Here is a quote about Andrea that will stand out when you hear her story “She led the way and embraced change”. Let’s take a quick walk through her career as a Mason. She initiated her career through Mason Local 780 where she worked on bridges, tunnels and high rises. She left high rise construction to enter the private sector Department of Homeless Services. She left DHS and...

Duration:00:35:00

An Electrician Who Found His Passion For Investing: Blayne Harding

4/21/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Blayne Harding Blayne lives his life by one mantra “No excuses no explanations” This mantra has help him rise above difficulties and struggles both in his career and personal struggles . Blaynes’ job as an electrician is his career but, his passion is investing and teaching others that wealth comes from investment. Knowledge is the only currency is what he desires to share with his fellow construction workers. Connect with...

Duration:00:31:09

Friend Of Labor: Joe Maniscalco

3/28/2021
With excitement, let us introduce to you Joe Maniscalco. Here is a word that will stand out when you hear his story "Activist ". Listed below are significant words he has confidence in Justice and Labor Movement. Justice = Equality for workers. Labor Movement = Of the people. Justice and Movement definitely awaken an array of emotions: purpose, fear, fearless, freedom, and love. He currently holds two (2) title positions a senior Editor at Labor Press where he devotes his time in...

Duration:00:28:01

History Maker Real Life Shero: Sarinya Srisakul

3/16/2021
With excitement.....let us introduce to you real life shero Sarinya Srisakul The quote that describes her is “Her mission is bigger than herself” Her mission is her cause Her cause is making a difference Her mission thrives through passion, compassion, integrity, and action. Freedom to become the first Asian woman firefighter in FDNY, and first woman officer to be assigned to FDNY’s 14th Division laid the groundwork for her mission for equality. She continues to fight for balance in...

Duration:00:34:23

An Eye For Design : Antonia Devine

2/28/2021
With excitement..... let me introduce to you Antonia Devine. Here are four (4) words that describe her: DESIRE - The starting point of her achievement was DESIRE! CHOICE - She CHOOSES to be the Architect of her future. VISUAL - She visualised it and it happened. CREATE: She creates walls of joy, rooms with laughter, and windows that opens to possibility. She dared to think, believe and dream! She has created extraordinary achievements a plan with a purpose and a foundation so people...

Duration:00:36:03

Builder Of Careers: Wendy Webb

2/15/2021
With extreme excitement..... let me introduce to you Wendy Webb Here is a quote that will stand out when you hear her story “ Preparation + Opportunity = Success. She just didn’t walk through the door of opportunity she made sure the door was left open for others to be able to see, create and become. Her road of opportunities commenced with graduating from high school, enlisting into the U.S. Army and continued with joining the Laborers International Union of North America (Local 79)...

Duration:00:39:37