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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.
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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.
In recognition of Hispanic women’s significant contributions to the labor force, here are six statistics demonstrating their growing influence as drivers of economic productivity and entrepreneurs.
Ensuring women’s economic security through retirement can, and should, start early. Here are five facts to know about women and retirement:
A new report from the Small Business Administration highlights the impact of women-owned businesses on the U.S. economy.