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. 2, #13 Agri-Women, Policies, and Advocating for Agriculture, with Karolyn Zurn and Alisha Nord

Enhancing lives by advocating for agriculture is something that our guests today are passionate about doing for agriculture and the families behind it. Karolyn Zurn holds many positions within the agricultural world; she is the current President of American Agri-Women, the past President of Minnesota Agri-Women, and the lead Minnesota farmer for Farmers Feed the …

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Sn. 2, #11 Allyson Hawley, Charli K. Matthews, and Blair Fraser: Working Towards Eradicating Gender Discrimination in Male Dominated Industries

Brought up in a mining family that had no time for gender stereotypes, Allyson Hawley, our guest on today’s show, was surprised when she began her mechanical engineering degree with hardly any fellow women students. Throughout her career in the male-dominated mining industry, Allyson has received a lot of support but has also experienced a …

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Sn. 2, #9 Rachel Street: DIY Network’s Philly Revival on Historical House Flipping and Getting Your Own TV Show

Your gender doesn’t limit your abilities or your career options. As a woman, you are just as capable as any man to be successful in building your own business. Today’s guest is Rachel Street, the President of Hestia Construction. She is also a real estate agent, designer, TV star, and the host of the television …

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Sn. 2, #4 Jhanel Wilson: From Chemical Engineer to Real Estate Investor

Transitioning from one male-dominated industry to another is not easy, but it is something today’s guest, Jhanel Wilson, has managed to do successfully. Jhanel is a Philadelphia-based chemical engineer turned real estate investor with a portfolio of over 10 million dollars. Her strategy focuses on small multifamily buy-and-hold, and she now teaches others in STEM …

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