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. 1, #7 Turning Challenges into Successes with Skyler Mapes

Today on the show we welcome Skyler Mapes, a native of Oakland, California. Skyler is the co-founder of EXAU Olive Oil, which she founded in 2017 alongside her husband, Giuseppe. Prior to starting out in the olive oil business, Skyler worked in both the design and wine industries. She became interested in olive oil after …

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Sn. 1, #5 If We Can Do Good, We Should: Green, Affordable Living with Janelle Briggs, Co-founder and CEO at Stackhouse

As a feminist, entrepreneur, author, and speaker committed to social justice, today’s guest understands the value and beauty of humanity and wants to empower others to spread a message of inclusion and social change. Dr. Janelle Briggs is the CEO, co-founder, and business strategist for Stackhouse, a Tucson, Arizona-based container living company that specializes in …

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Sn. 1, #3 Women in Architectural Leadership Positions

Architecture and design is a predominantly male-dominated field, with roughly only 17% of the leadership positions held by women. Today’s episode of the Hazard Girls podcast features an extremely driven, multi-talented, and philanthropic woman who also works in an architectural leadership role. Benita Cooper is the principal architect and owner of Benita Cooper Design, based …

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Sn. 1, #2 Finding Your Groove in Construction Management with Taylor Luckett

Our guest today, Taylor Luckett, is a project engineer at Holder Construction where she coordinates construction projects such as on-site trade management, material coordination, and cost management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of Houston and is a member of the National Association of Black Women inConstruction (NABWIC). Tuning …

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