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Ninety-eight years since our establishment, the Women’s Bureau remains committed to helping women thrive in the 21st century workforce.
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On Mother’s Day, we celebrate mothers across the United States who are shaping our current and future workforce. Here are some of the ways the administration is empowering families with the resources to succeed.
After struggling to afford a college degree, Hadia found a way to earn and learn that’s bringing her closer to a new career.
After life threw her a curve ball, Josie Johnson needed a new job to support her three children. An opportunity to apprentice in the roofing industry boosted her confidence and set her on a path to economic security.
Oleta Crain, a former regional administrator of the Department’s Women’s Bureau, was one of three African American women to serve as an officer in World War II.
A pipefitting/welding apprenticeship has launched a new career for Ginger Pike, who says she has gained confidence in herself and no longer has to work two or three jobs to make ends meet.
Pursuing an apprenticeship was the best decision I have ever made,” said Regina, who completed a machining apprenticeship in her 30s.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of our most popular blog posts from the past year. Have you read them?
With help from Montana’s apprenticeship program, Sierra turned a fascination with electricity into a rewarding career.
After several years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including two deployments to Afghanistan, Rachael Moore was ready to trade her combat boots for business shoes. The Transition Assistance Program helped get her there.