Talking Shop Episode 03: Women in the Skilled Trades

June 22, 2022

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In episode 3 of Talking Shop with CTECS, “Women in the Skilled Trades,” Interim Superintendent Dr. Ellen Solek sits down to speak with Vinal Technical High School student Krista Meehan, junior in the Carpentry program, and Sara Bruno, Sustainable Architecture Department Head (DH) at Platt Technical High School.

Listen as Dr. Solek and guests discuss their experiences as women in CTE, including the challenges, assumptions, and advantages of being a woman in male-dominated industries.

Find the audio of “Women in the Skilled Trades” on our podcast page. Or, find Talking Shop with CTECS on Apple Podcast, Spotify or YouTube.

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