Hazard Girls:
Women in Non-Traditional Fields

Host Emily Soloby, founder of Juno Jones Safety Shoes, interviews women who have successfully broken barriers in traditionally male-dominated fields. These dynamic women share their stories and advice for the next generation. Emily's goal with this podcast series is to show listeners that there are many ways to be successful - and being successful often requires hard work, community, and creativity, even when faced with adversity.

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Sn. 4, #5 Michelle Sieler Tucker: Top Mistakes Made By Business Owners

There is a distinct difference between building a sellable business and building yourself a glorified job. Returning to the show to preach the importance of starting with the end in mind and planning your exit, is the admirable Michelle Sieler Tucker. Michelle is a world-renowned expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, and a …

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Sn. 4, #4 Rebecca Ryan: An Introduction to Futurism

Futurists are people who plan for the future by looking at trends and identifying what’s coming instead of only looking at the past. To explain more about this profession and the profound value it offers, today we are joined by Rebecca Ryan, a top 50 professional futurist, as well as an economist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. She is also on …

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Sn. 4, #2 Kuma Roberts: Diversity beyond Tokenism

Joining us in conversation today is Kuma Roberts, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Arrowhead Consulting. Tune in to learn the difference between ‘DEI’ and ‘D and I’, and why the focus has shifted from the latter to the former. You’ll hear why everyone has something to contribute to the conversation around diversity, and how …

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Sn. 4, #1 Mollie Elkman: “The House That She Built”

A few years ago, a house in Utah was built by a team made up entirely of women. Today’s guest, Mollie Elkman, is the owner and president of Group Two, and she and her team were responsible for the sales and marketing side of the build. As the project was nearing an end, Mollie saw …

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Sn. 3, #30 Shannon Karels and Kathy Miller: Implementing Lean Transformations

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Sn. 3, #29 Namita Penugonda Reddy: Sustainable Fashion

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Sn. 3, #28 Coralee Beatty: Coaching Women in Construction

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Sn. 3, #27 Nouchelle Hastings: Being a Bold Leader

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